analcime

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noun anal·cime \ə-ˈnal-ˌsēm\

Definition of analcime

  1. :  a white or slightly colored mineral that consists of hydrated silicate of sodium and aluminum and occurs in various igneous rocks in massive form or in crystals

Origin and Etymology of analcime

French, from Greek analkimos weak, from an- + alkimos strong, from alkē strength


First Known Use: 1901


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