edingtonite

noun ed·ing·ton·ite \ˈediŋtəˌnīt\

Definition of edingtonite

plural

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  1. :  a grayish white zeolitic mineral BaAl2Si3O10.4H2O consisting of hydrous aluminum barium silicate (hardness 4–4.5, specific gravity 2.69)

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Origin and Etymology of edingtonite

after Edington, 19th century Scottish who found it


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