analcimite

noun
anal·​ci·​mite | \ -səˌmīt \
plural -s

Definition of analcimite

1 : a rock occurring in the Cyclades that originally was probably a nephelite-syenite but is now altered and contains over 50 percent of analcime

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First Known Use of analcimite

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for analcimite

Italian, from analcimo analcime (from French analcime) + -ite

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“Analcimite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analcimite. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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