heu·​land·​ite ˈhyü-lən-ˌdīt How to pronounce heulandite (audio)
: a zeolite consisting of a hydrous aluminosilicate of sodium and calcium

Word History


Henry Heuland, 19th century English mineral collector

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heulandite was in 1822

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“Heulandite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heulandite. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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