from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See scapolite.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
After Abraham Gottlob Werner (1750-1817), German mineralogist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See Wernerian. (Wiktionary)
Grossular discovery and vesuvianite contact metamorphism of limestone, diopside, wollastonite and wernerite.