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- n. Any of a family of feldspathoid minerals that are mixed carbonates and aluminosilicates of sodium and calcium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mineral occurring in hexagonal crystals, also massive, generally of a yellow color, containing silica, alumina, lime, soda, and carbon dioxide.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mineralogy, a silicate related to nephelite, but peculiar in containing carbon dioxid.
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