Christianite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Christianite (Min) Same as Anorthite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n christianite [After Prince Christian Frederik of Denmark.] A variety of the feldspar anorthite, from the Monte Somma on Vesuvius.
    • n christianite [After Christian VIII. of Denmark.] A name sometimes given to the zeolite phillipsite.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
In sense () named after Christian, Frederic, of Denmark; in sense () after Christian, VII., of Denmark