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

Word History


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

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“Faujasite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faujasite. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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