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ID: 300379308
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300379308

 

Record Type: concept
tangiwai (stone) (pounamu, mineral, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Variety of Maori pounamu stone that is clear like glass, and ranges in color from olive-green to bluish-green. It is the stone used earliest as pounamu. The composition is typically bowenite rather than nephrite. Most tangiwai is comes from two isolated areas at Piopiotahi (Milford Sound).
 
Terms:
tangiwai (stone) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,N)
tangiwaite (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
tangawaite (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
tangwaite (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
tangawai (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of mineral
.................... mineral (G)
Hierarchy of pounamu
........................ pounamu (G)
Hierarchy of tangiwai (stone)
............................ tangiwai (stone) (G)

Related concepts:
composed of ....  bowenite
....................  (serpentine (mineral), mineral, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300379310]

Sources and Contributors:
tangawai............  [VP]
.................  Manutchehr-Danai, Dictionary of Gems and Gemology (2000)
tangawaite............  [VP]
.......................  Manutchehr-Danai, Dictionary of Gems and Gemology (2000)
tangiwai (stone)............  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Chapman, Working of Greenstone (1892)
.............................  Craighead Tennant et al., Studies of New Zealand pounamu using Mössbauer spectroscopy (2005)
.............................  Manutchehr-Danai, Dictionary of Gems and Gemology (2000)
.............................  Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012
tangiwaite............  [VP]
.......................  Manutchehr-Danai, Dictionary of Gems and Gemology (2000)
tangwaite............  [VP]
....................  Manutchehr-Danai, Dictionary of Gems and Gemology (2000)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
............  Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Manutchehr-Danai, Dictionary of Gems and Gemology (2000)
.......... Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012

 

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