ussingite

noun us·sing·ite \ˈəsiŋˌīt\

Definition of ussingite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Na2AlSi3O8(OH) consisting of a basic sodium aluminum silicate related to the zeolites and occurring in reddish violet masses (hardness 6–7, specific gravity 2.5)

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Origin and Etymology of ussingite

Danish ussingit, from Niels V. Ussing †1911 Danish mineralogist + Danish -it -ite


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