noun wells·ite \ˈwelˌzīt\

Definition of wellsite



  1. :  a mineral (Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si3O10.3H2O of the phillipsite group consisting of a silicate of aluminum, calcium, barium, and potassium

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Origin and Etymology of wellsite

Horace L. Wells †1924 American chemist + English -ite

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