mizzonite

noun miz·zo·nite \ˈmizənˌīt\

Definition of mizzonite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral of the scapolite group intermediate between meionite and marialite and containing 54 to 57 percent of silica; specifically :  a volcanic mizzonite occurring in clear crystals

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Origin and Etymology of mizzonite

German mizzonit, from Greek meizōn greater + German -it -ite


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