erionite


erionite
\\ˈerēəˌnīt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Greek erion wool + English -ite — more at erineum
: a mineral NaKCaAl4Si12O32.12H2O consisting of zeolitic aluminosilicate of sodium, potassium, and calcium occurring in aggregates of orthorhombic fibrous white crystals resembling wool (sp. gr. 2)

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erˈionite noun
A mineral which occurs in white wool-like crystals
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Main Entry:erio-

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