mordenite

noun

mor·​den·​ite
ˈmȯ(r)dᵊnˌīt
plural -s
: a zeolite approximately (Ca1Na2,K2)4Al8Si40O96.28H2O found in minute crystals or fibrous concretions

Word History

Etymology

Morden, Nova Scotia + English -ite

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“Mordenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mordenite. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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