Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A white, yellow, or green pellucid mineral of the zeolite family, occurring in short prismatic crystals; a hydrous silicate of aluminium, strontium, and barium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A rare zeolitic mineral occurring in white monoclinic crystals with pearly luster. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminia, baryta, and strontia.

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  • noun mineralogy Any of a series of hydrothermal tectosilicate minerals of the zeolite group.

Etymologies

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Brewster +‎ -ite after Sir David Brewster, who described it in 1822.

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