Hauynite
Hauynite Ha"["u]y*nite ([aum]"w[-e]*n[imac]t), n. [From the French mineralogist Ha["u]y.] (Min.) A blue isometric mineral, characteristic of some volcanic rocks. It is a silicate of alumina, lime, and soda, with sulphate of lime. [1913 Webster]

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  • hauynite — ha·uy·nite …   English syllables

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  • sodalite — /sohd l uyt /, n. a mineral, sodium aluminum silicate, Na4Al3Si3O12Cl, occurring massive and in crystals, usually blue in color and found in certain alkali rich igneous rocks. [1800 10; SODA + LITE] * * * ▪ mineral       feldspathoid mineral, a… …   Universalium

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