sodalite

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noun so·da·lite \ˈsō-də-ˌlīt\

Definition of sodalite

  1. :  a transparent to translucent mineral that consists of a silicate of sodium and aluminum with some chlorine, has a vitreous or greasy luster, and is found in various igneous rocks

Origin and Etymology of sodalite

soda


First Known Use: 1810


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