Hauyne

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hauyne hä′win a rock-forming mineral, a silicate of alumina and soda or lime, with sodium and calcium sulphate.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Named from René Just Haüy, a French mineralogist (1743-1822).

Usage

In literature:

The leucite lavas of Niedermendig contain hauyne in abundance.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
Hauyne is an ingredient of some of the limburgites of the Cape Verde Islands.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various
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