Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun [After Prince Christian Frederik of Denmark.] A variety of the feldspar anorthite, from the Monte Somma on Vesuvius.
  • noun [After Christian VIII. of Denmark.] A name sometimes given to the zeolite phillipsite.

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

  • noun rare Same as anorthite.
  • noun See phillipsite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mineralogy Alternative term for phillipsite.

Etymologies

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Christian VIII of Denmark, +‎ -ite.

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