stilbite


stilbite
/stil"buyt/, n.
a white-to-brown or red zeolite mineral, a hydrous silicate of calcium and aluminum, occurring in sheaflike aggregates of crystals and in radiated masses.
[1805-15; < Gk stilb- (s. of stílbein to shine) + -ITE1]

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      mineral similar to heulandite (q.v.), a member of the zeolite family.

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