marialite

noun
ma·​ri·​a·​lite | \ məˈrēəˌlīt, ˈmar- \
plural -s

Definition of marialite

: a mineral Na4Al3Si9O24Cl that consists of a chlorine-bearing aluminosilicate of sodium and is isomorphous with meionite — see scapolite

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History and Etymology for marialite

German marialith, from Maria (latinized form of Marie, from Marie vom Rath, wife of Gerhard vom Rath †1888 German mineralogist) + German -lith -lite

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“Marialite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marialite. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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