Thomsonite
Thomsonite Thom"son*ite, n. [From R. D. Thomson, of Glasgow.] (Min.) A zeolitic mineral, occurring generally in masses of a radiated structure. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminia, lime, and soda. Called also {mesole}, and {comptonite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thomsonite — is the name of a series of tecto silicate minerals of the zeolite group. Prior to 1997, thomsonite was recognized as a mineral species, but a reclassification in 1997 by the International Mineralogical Association changed it to a series name,… …   Wikipedia

  • thomsonite — ● thomsonite nom féminin (de T. Thomson, nom propre) Aluminosilicate naturel hydraté de calcium et de sodium de la famille des zéolites …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • thomsonite — tomsonitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Na,Ca₂[Al₅Si₅O₂₀]·6H₂O atitikmenys: angl. thomsonite rus. томсонит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • thomsonite —       rare mineral in the zeolite family, similar to natrolite (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • thomsonite — noun Another name for ozarkite, a mineral native to the United States …   Wiktionary

  • thomsonite — (entrée créée par le supplément) (tom so ni t ) s. f. Terme de minéralogie. Espèce de zéolite …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • thomsonite — thom·son·ite …   English syllables

  • thomsonite — ˈtäm(p)səˌnīt noun ( s) Etymology: Thomas Thomson died 1852 Scottish chemist + English ite : a mineral NaCa2Al5Si5O20.6H2O of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of aluminum, calcium, and sodium, occurring generally in masses of a …   Useful english dictionary

  • comptonite — Thomsonite Thom son*ite, n. [From R. D. Thomson, of Glasgow.] (Min.) A zeolitic mineral, occurring generally in masses of a radiated structure. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminia, lime, and soda. Called also {mesole}, and {comptonite}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mesole — Thomsonite Thom son*ite, n. [From R. D. Thomson, of Glasgow.] (Min.) A zeolitic mineral, occurring generally in masses of a radiated structure. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminia, lime, and soda. Called also {mesole}, and {comptonite}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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