Phacolite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phacolite (Min) A colorless variety of chabazite; the original was from Leipa, in Bohemia.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n phacolite A variety of the zeolite chabazite, occurring in colorless rhombohedral crystals, lenticular in shape. These are often complex twins. The original was from Böhmisch Leipa in Bohemia.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. lentil + -lite,

Usage

In literature:

Besides phacolite, mentioned above, other varieties of chabazite are distinguished.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
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