wollastonite


wol·las·ton·ite

noun \ˈw-lə-stə-ˌnīt, ˈwä-\

Definition of WOLLASTONITE

:  a triclinic mineral consisting of a native calcium silicate occurring usually in cleavable masses

Origin of WOLLASTONITE

William H. Wollaston
First Known Use: 1823

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