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Definition of the noun chabasite

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  1. a group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of calcium and aluminum
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • alternative spelling: chabazite
    • more generic word: zeolite = any of a family of glassy minerals analogous to feldspar containing hydrated aluminum silicates of calcium or sodium or potassium

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Google previewAn Historical and Descriptive Account of Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands (1840)

With Illustrations of Their Natural History by James Nicol

The chabasite is the most important of the zeolitic family, characterizing the amygdaloids of the upper porphyritic group, whilst heulandite prevails in the under part. Stilbite, mesotype, and apophylite, along with calcareous spar, are almost ...

Google previewA mineralogical lexicon of Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties, Massachusetts (1896)

by Benjamin Kendall Emerson

CHABASITE. 1818. Chabasie. Deerfield. Considerably abundant crystals up to one-fourth inch occur in veins of greenstone, both in geodes, on balls of zeolite, on chalcedony, and on lamellar quartz. E. Hitchcock : Geol. Deerfield ; Am. Jour.

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

chabasite; another spelling for chabazite. chabazite; a zeolite mineral. Also spelled chabasite. System: hexagonalic. Formula: 6[Ca(Al2Si2O12).6H2O]. Luster: vitreous. Colors: colorless, white, lilac to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1858)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

In the hexagonal system twin crystals with parallel axes are common, as in ealc- spar, chabasite, hmmatite, and other rhombohedric minerals. In calc-spar they often form very regular crystals, the two individuals uniting by a plane parallel to the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)

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Otherwise like chabasite. Fii.iitfc Faroe, Glenarm, Skye, and Hartfield Moss in Renfrewshire. 55. Chabasite, Lime-Ch.— Al Si3 + Ca ( Na, K) Si + 6 H. Rhombohedric ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy, with Their Applications (1835)

by Andrew Ure

CHABASITE. This mineral occurs in crystals, ...

Google previewA dictionary of chemistry (1863)

by Henry Watts

CHABASITE. A mineral belonging to the zeolite family, and consisting essentially of hydrated silicate of aluminium and calcium, a certain portion of the calcium being however always replaced by potassium or sodium. It crystallises in forms ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention

Chabasite (Lime- ChabasiU) ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Chabasite. See Zeolite. Chablis, a town in the French department of Yonne, 12 miles E. of Auxerre. It gives name to an esteemed white Burgundy (q.v. ) wine. Pop. 2363. Chaco, El Gran. See Gran Chaco. Chaconne (Fr.), an obsolete dance, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry on the Basis of Mr Nicholson's ... with an Introductory Dissertation (1821)

by Andrew Ure

CHABASITE. This mineral occurs in crystals, whose primitive form is nearly a cube, since the angle at the summit is only 933°. It is found in that form, and also with 6 of its edges truncated, and the truncatures united 3 and 3 at the two opposite ...

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Small photo of Chabasite variety phacolite from Maglovec, eastern Slovakia.Small photo of Chabasite variety phacolite from Maglovec, eastern Slovakia.Small photo of Chabasite variety phacolite from Maglovec, eastern Slovakia.Small photo of Crystals of analcime in a bubble in volcanic basalt. The golden lining in the vug is crystallized chabasite. Sample is from Lanzarote, Canary Islands. Microscope image. More...

Scrabble value of C3H4A1B3A1S1I1T1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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