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- n. A silicate mineral belonging to the scapolite group.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of the scapolite group, occuring in glassy crystals on Monte Somma, near Naples.
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Nepheline, leucite, idocrase, and meionite have not yet been seen at the peak of
Nepheline, leucite, idocrase, and meionite have not yet been seen at the peak of Teneriffe; for a reddish-grey lava, which we found on the slope of Monte Verde, and which contains small microscopic crystals, appears to me to be a close mixture of basalt and analcime.