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

 

Record Type: concept
tangiwai (rock) (pounamu, rock (inorganic material), ... 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 (rock) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,N)
tangiwai (rock) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
tangiwai (rock) (Maori-P,D,U,U)
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 rock (inorganic material)
.................... rock (inorganic material) (G)
Hierarchy of pounamu
........................ pounamu (G)
Hierarchy of tangiwai (rock)
............................ tangiwai (rock) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Pounamu-steensoort (een woord uit het Maori) die zo helder is als glas en qua kleur varieert van olijf- tot blauwgroen. Dit was de eerste steensoort die als pounamu werd gebruikt, en het bestaat doorgaans uit boweniet in plaats van nefriet. Het meeste tangiwai wordt gedolven in twee afgelegen gebieden rond Piopiotahi (Milford Sound). 

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 (rock)............  [MNM-TePapa Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  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
.............................  Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
.............................  UvA Talen
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
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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