Definitions

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

  • n. See scapolite.

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  • n. The common greyish or white variety of soapolite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The common grayish or white variety of soapolite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of scapolite.

Etymologies

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

After Abraham Gottlob Werner (1750-1817), German mineralogist.

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See Wernerian.

Examples

  • Grossular discovery and vesuvianite contact metamorphism of limestone, diopside, wollastonite and wernerite.

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