Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An orthorhombic mineral composed of sodium aluminium carbonate hydroxide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hydrous carbonate of alumina and soda, occuring in white, bladed crustals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrous carbonate of sodium and aluminium, occurring in white-bladed crystals at Montreal, and in the province of Siena in Italy.

Etymologies

Sir John William Dawson, geologist, +‎ -ite. (Wiktionary)

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