Brewsterite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brewsterite A rare zeolitic mineral occurring in white monoclinic crystals with pearly luster. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminia, baryta, and strontia.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brewsterite A white, yellow, or green pellucid mineral of the zeolite family, occurring in short prismatic crystals; a hydrous silicate of aluminium, strontium, and barium.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Named after Sir David Brewster,

Usage

In literature:

Isomorphous with heulandite is the strontium and barium zeolite brewsterite, named after Sir David Brewster.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
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