Analcite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Analcite Analcime.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n analcite A zeolitic mineral, a hydrous silicate of aluminium and sodium, generally found crystallized in trapezohedral crystals, but also massive. It is of frequent occurrence in trap-rocks, especially in the cavities of amygdaloids. It melts under the blowpipe into a semi-transparent glass. The name has reference to its weak electric power when heated or rubbed. Also called analcim, analcime.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'analkh`s weak

Usage

In literature:

Another interesting group of doleritic rocks contains analcite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
Analcite, leucite and garnet often crystallize in the simple form {211}.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
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