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.
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- noun mineralogy An
orthorhombic mineralcomposed of sodium aluminium carbonate hydroxide.
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Sir John William Dawson, geologist, + -ite.
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