noun gis·mon·dite \jizˈmänˌdīt, ˈjizmən-\
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Definition of gismondite



  1. :  a mineral CaAl2Si2O8.4H2O consisting of a light-colored hydrous calcium aluminum silicate occurring in pyramidal crystals

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Origin and Etymology of gismondite

gismondite from gismondine + -ite; gismondine from German gismondin, from C. G. Gismondi †1824 Italian mineralogist + German -in -ine

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