faujasite

noun
fau·​ja·​site | \ ˈfōzhəˌsīt, -ˌzīt\
plural -s

Definition of faujasite

: a mineral (Na2,Ca)Al2Si4O12.6H2O consisting of a colorless or white hydrous aluminosilicate of sodium and calcium (hardness 5, specific gravity 1.92)

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History and Etymology for faujasite

French, from Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond †1819 French geologist + French -ite

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