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- n. A zeolite mineral consisting of sodalite cages connected through hexagonal prisms.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A zeolitic mineral occurring in colorless octahedral crystals in the amygdaloid of the Kaiserstuhl in southern Baden. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminium, calcium, and sodium.
Faujas + -ite, after Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond (1741-1819), French geologist. (Wiktionary)