analcimite

noun anal·ci·mite \-səˌmīt\

Definition of analcimite

plural

-s

  1. 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

  2. 2 :  analcitite

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Origin and Etymology of analcimite

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


First Known Use: 1855


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