edingtonite

noun
ed·​ing·​ton·​ite | \ ˈediŋtəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of edingtonite

: 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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History and Etymology for edingtonite

after Edington, 19th century Scottish who found it

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“Edingtonite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edingtonite. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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