zeophyllite

noun ze·oph·yl·lite \zēˈäfəˌlīt\

Definition of zeophyllite

plural

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  1. :  a mineral Ca4Si3O7(OH)4F2 consisting of a basic silicate and fluoride of calcium often containing iron

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Origin and Etymology of zeophyllite

German zeophyllit, from zeolit zeolite + phyll- + -it -ite; from its occurrence in small plates


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