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  • n. Obsolete name for a supposed mineral, later reclassified as a mixture of phillipsite with harmotome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A zeolitic mineral which belongs to the phillipsite group and occurs in complex twinned crystals analogous to those of phillipsite and harmotome. It contains less water than other members of the group: found in Clay county, North Carolina.

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Examples

  • The pressure in the well dropped quickly in the first 90 minutes of the static kill procedure Tuesday, a sign that everything was going as planned, wellsite leader Bobby Bolton told The Associated Press.

    BP Monitoring Well After Oil Flow Stopped

  • The pressure in the well dropped quickly in the first 90 minutes of the static kill procedure Tuesday, a sign that everything was going as planned, wellsite leader Bobby Bolton told AP.

    BP: Static Kill Is Working On Gulf Oil Spill, 'It's A Milestone'

  • John Wright, who has been leading the team drilling the relief well aboard a rig at the wellsite, said he also has not been given an exact timetable.

    Thad Allen: No Timeline For Completing Gulf Relief Well

  • Lee Fuller, head of the petroleum-industry group EnergyInDepth, said that if the review "is based on objective, scientific analysis, it will serve as an opportunity to highlight the host of steps taken at every wellsite that make certain groundwater is properly protected."

    EPA Launches Hydraulic Fracturing Study on Water Supplies

  • On the Development Driller II, one of two rigs working on the effort, BP wellsite leader Mickey Fruge said the well has reached a depth of roughly 5,000 feet below the seafloor.

    Crews Drill Deep Into Gulf To Halt Leak

  • The crew of Transocean Ltd. 's Development Driller II finished pouring cement Sunday morning on a section of metal casing lining one of two relief wells now at roughly 5,000 feet, said Mickey Fruge, BP's wellsite leader aboard the rig.

    Crews Drill Deep Into Gulf To Halt Leak

  • "It's really not a tough thing to do," says Mickey Fruge, the wellsite leader aboard the DDII for BP, which was leasing the rig that blew April 20 and is responsible for stopping the oil.

    Gulf Oil Spill Cost Now At $2 Billion

  • The wellsite supervision, rig crew and major service providers on the scene were complicit in creating an intentional failure, and in the process exposed themselves to the threat of death.

    Drop the conspiracy theories. | RedState

  • This is the age of Obama, the dark of night has descended, the Bolsheviks are pounding on the doors of the Duma, and the Siberian wellsite silently awaits the bodies of the Czar and his familiy.

    Who the Heck Elected YOU? - Warner_Todd_Huston’s blog - RedState

  • Our involvement includes wellsite services, routine rock properties, advanced rock properties and geological analysis of these higher-potential reservoir targets.

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