noun gmelin·ite \-ˌnīt\

Definition of gmelinite



  1. :  a mineral (Na2,Ca)Al2Si4O12.6H2O consisting of a colorless or light-colored zeolite isomorphous with chabazite (hardness 4.5, specific gravity 2–2.2)

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Origin and Etymology of gmelinite

Christian G. Gmelin †1860 German chemist + English -ite

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