from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various minerals, including natrolite (soda mesotype), scolecite (lime mesotype), and mesolite (lime-soda mesotype).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An old term covering natrolite or soda mesolite, scolecite or lime mesotype, and mesolite or lime-soda mesotype.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mineralogy, a name early given to several minerals of the zeolite group which are now recognized as distinct species. It included natrolite or soda-mesotype, scolecite or lime-mesotype, mesolite or lime-soda mesotype, and also thomsonite.


meso- + -type: compare French mésotype. (Wiktionary)



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