chabazite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chabazite a group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of calcium and aluminum
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chabazite A mineral of the zeolite group which occurs in rhombohedral crystals of a white or flesh-red color. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminium, calcium, and sodium. A reddish variety from Nova Scotia is called acadialite; a yellowish variety from the neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, has been called haydenite.
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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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