Gismondite
Gismondine Gis*mon"dine, Gismondite Gis*mon"dite, n. [From the name of the discoverer, Gismondi.] (Min.) A native hydrated silicate of alumina, lime, and potash, first noticed near Rome. [1913 Webster]

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  • gismondite — gis·mon·dite …   English syllables

  • gismondite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gismondine — Gis*mon dine, Gismondite Gis*mon dite, n. [From the name of the discoverer, Gismondi.] (Min.) A native hydrated silicate of alumina, lime, and potash, first noticed near Rome. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gismondine — ▪ mineral also called  Gismondite,         rare mineral in the zeolite family. Many specimens have been found in Ireland and Iceland in basaltic lavas, along with such other zeolites as chabazite, thomsonite, and phillipsite. Gismondine forms… …   Universalium

  • gismondine — noun see gismondite …   Useful english dictionary

  • abrazite — Min. (ˈæbrəzaɪt) [f. Gr. ἀ ? intensive + βράζ ειν to boil + ite mineral formative.] ‘A mineral which effervesces when melted before the blowpipe.’ Craig 1847. According to Dana a synonym of Gismondite …   Useful english dictionary

  • aricite — Min. (ˈærɪsaɪt) [f. L. Aricia, a town of Latium, now La Riccia + ite.] Synonym of gismondite (Dana) …   Useful english dictionary

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