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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mineral in the zeolite family with composition Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A zeolitic mineral occurring in slender acicular crystals, also in masses with a fibrous and radiating structure, generally of a white color and transparent to translucent.

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

  • noun (Min.) A zeolite occuring in groups of glassy acicular crystals, and in masses which often have a radiated structure. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and soda.

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

  • noun mineralogy A fibrous zeolite mineral, being a sodium aluminosilicate, of the chemical formula Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of sodium and aluminum

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[natro(n) + –lite.]

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