nHarmotome(Min) A hydrous silicate of alumina and baryta, occurring usually in white cruciform crystals; cross-stone.☞ A related mineral, called lime harmotome, and Phillipsite, contains lime in place of baryta.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nharmotomeA mineral belonging to the zeolite group, commonly occurring in cruciform twin crystals which vary in color from white to yellow, red, or brown. It is a hydrous silicate of aluminium and barium. Sometimes called cross-stone and andreolite.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
nHarmotomehär′mō-tōm a hydrous silicate of aluminium and barium
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. "armo`s a joint + te`mnein to cut: cf. F. harmotome,
Harmotome St. Lucia, Colombo.
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