lime mesotype
Scolecite Scol"e*cite (? or ?; 277), n. [Gr. skw`lhx, -hkos, a worm, earthworm.] (Min.) A zeolitic mineral occuring in delicate radiating groups of white crystals. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and lime. Called also {lime mesotype}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mesotype — Mes o*type, n. [Meso + type: cf. F. m[ e]sotype.] (Min.) An old term covering natrolite or soda mesolite, scolecite or lime mesotype, and mesolite or lime soda mesotype. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scolecite — Scol e*cite (? or ?; 277), n. [Gr. skw lhx, hkos, a worm, earthworm.] (Min.) A zeolitic mineral occuring in delicate radiating groups of white crystals. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and lime. Called also {lime mesotype}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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