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harmotome

[hahr-muh-tohm] /ˈhɑr məˌtoʊm/
noun
1.
a zeolite mineral related to stilbite, occurring in twinned crystals.
Origin of harmotome
1795-1805
1795-1805; < French < Greek harmó(s) joint + -tomos -tome
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harmotome

/ˈhɑːməˌtəʊm/
noun
1.
a mineral of the zeolite group consisting of hydrated aluminium barium silicate in the form of monoclinic twinned crystals. Formula: Ba(Al2Si6O16).6H2O
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Greek harmos a joint + tomē a slice, from temnein to cut
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