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from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun (Min.) A hydrous carbonate of alumina and soda, occuring in white, bladed crustals.

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

  • noun mineralogy An orthorhombic mineral composed of sodium aluminium carbonate hydroxide.

Etymologies

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Sir John William Dawson, geologist, +‎ -ite.

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