analcime
noun Etymology: French, from Greek analkimos weak, from an- + alkimos strong, from alkē strength Date: 1803 a white or slightly colored mineral that consists of hydrated silicate of sodium and aluminum and occurs in various igneous rocks in massive form or in crystals

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  • Analcime — (cubique) Catégorie IX : silicates[1] Analcime Martinique (Vue 13x9 cm) XX5cm …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ANALCIME — Du grec analkis (faible), allusion au fait que l’analcime (ou analcite) s’électrise peu par friction. De formule brute [Si2Al6]Na,H2O, l’analcime est une des zéolites les plus communes. Elle peut être assimilée à un feldspathoïde dans les laves… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • analcime — [ə nal′sīt΄ə nal′sīm΄, ə nal′sēm΄] n. 〚< Gr an , not + alkoimos, strong: so named from its weak electricity when rubbed〛 a hard, colorless or white zeolite, NaAlSi2O6·H2O, commonly found in basalts: sometimes called analcite [ə nal′sīt΄] * * *… …   Universalium

  • Analcime — A*nal cime, n. [Gr. an priv. + a lkimos strong, alkh strength: cf. F. analcime.] (Min.) A white or flesh red mineral, of the zeolite family, occurring in isometric crystals. By friction, it acquires a weak electricity; hence its name. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • análcime — s. m. O mesmo que analcita …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • analcime — [ə nal′sīt΄ə nal′sīm΄, ə nal′sēm΄] n. [< Gr an , not + alkoimos, strong: so named from its weak electricity when rubbed] a hard, colorless or white zeolite, NaAlSi2O6·H2O, commonly found in basalts: sometimes called analcite [ə nal′sīt΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Analcime — Infobox mineral name = Analcime category = Zeolite mineral boxwidth = caption = formula = NaAlSi2O6·H2O color = White, colorless, gray, pink, greenish, yellowish habit = Typically in crystals, usually trpezohedrons, also massive to granular.… …   Wikipedia

  • analcime — analcimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Na[AlSi₂O₆]·H₂O atitikmenys: angl. analcime rus. анальцим …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • analcime — noun A mineral, a sodium aluminosilicate with a chemical formula NaAlSiO·HO, having a zeolite structure, found in alkaline basalts. Syn: analcite …   Wiktionary

  • analcime — anal·cime …   English syllables

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