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stilbite

noun stil·bite \ˈstil-ˌbīt\

Definition of STILBITE

:  a mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate of aluminum, calcium, and sodium and often occurring in sheaflike aggregations of crystals

Origin of STILBITE

French, from Greek stilbein
First Known Use: 1815

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