anal cite

analcite

[uh-nal-sahyt, an-l-sahyt]
noun
a white or slightly colored zeolite mineral, Na(AlSi 2 O 6 )⋅H 2 O, generally found in crystalline form.
Also, analcime [uh-nal-seem, -sahym, -sim] .


Origin:
1795–1805; < Greek análk(imos) weak (an- an-1 + álkimos strong) + -ite1

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analcite or analcime (æˈnælsaɪt, ˈænəlˌsaɪt, -sɪt, æˈnælsɪm, -saɪm, -siːm)
 
n
a white, grey, or colourless zeolite mineral consisting of hydrated sodium aluminium silicate in cubic crystalline form. Formula: NaAlSi2O6.H2O
 
[C19: from Greek analkimos weak (from an- + alkimos strong, from alkē strength) + -ite1]
 
analcime or analcime
 
n
 
[C19: from Greek analkimos weak (from an- + alkimos strong, from alkē strength) + -ite1]

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