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christianite


christianite


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Phillipsite  \Phil"lips*ite\,  n.  [So  named  after  John  Phillips, 
  an  English  mineralogist.]  (Min.) 
  a  A  hydrous  silicate  of  aluminia,  lime,  and  soda,  a 
  zeolitic  mineral  commonly  occurring  in  complex  twin 
  crystals,  often  cruciform  in  shape;  --  called  also 
  {christianite}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Christianite  \Chris"tian*ite\,  n.  [In  sense  ( 
  a  )  named  after  Christian  Frederic,  of  Denmark;  in  sense  ( 
  b  )  after  Christian  VII.,  of  Denmark.]  (Min.) 
  a  Same  as  {Anorthite}.  [R.] 
  b  See  {Phillipsite}.