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analcite

[uh-nal-sahyt, an-l-sahyt] /əˈnæl saɪt, ˈæn lˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
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] /əˈnæl sim, -saɪm, -sɪm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of analcite
1795-1805
1795-1805; < Greek análk(imos) weak (an- an-1 + álkimos strong) + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for analcite

analcite

/æˈnælsaɪt; ˈænəlˌsaɪt; -sɪt/
noun
1.
a white, grey, or colourless zeolite mineral consisting of hydrated sodium aluminium silicate in cubic crystalline form. Formula: NaAlSi2O6.H2O
Word Origin
C19: from Greek analkimos weak (from an- + alkimos strong, from alkē strength) + -ite1
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