lawsonite

noun law·son·ite \ˈlȯsənˌīt\

Definition of lawsonite

plural

-s

  1. :  a pale or grayish blue mineral CaAl2Si2O6(OH)4 in prismatic orthorhombic crystals consisting of hydrous calcium aluminum silicate

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Origin and Etymology of lawsonite

Andrew C. Lawson †1952 American geologist + English -ite


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