pollucite

noun
pol·​lu·​cite | \ pəˈlüˌsīt, ˈpälyəˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of pollucite

: a colorless transparent mineral (Cs,Na)2Al2Si4O12.H2O of the zeolite family consisting of hydrous cesium aluminum silicate and occurring massive or crystallizing in cubes

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History and Etymology for pollucite

Latin Polluc-, Pollux Pollux + English -ite (after German pollux pollucite)

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“Pollucite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pollucite. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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