christianite definition

  • noun:
    • alternate term for phillipsite.
    • identical to anorthite.
    • See phillipsite.
    • [After Prince Christian Frederik of Denmark.] Multiple the feldspar anorthite, from the Monte Somma on Vesuvius.
    • [After Christian VIII. of Denmark.] A name occasionally directed at the zeolite phillipsite.
    • alternate term for phillipsite.
    • just like anorthite.
    • See phillipsite.
    • [After Prince Christian Frederik of Denmark.] A variety of the feldspar anorthite, from Monte Somma on Vesuvius.
    • [After Christian VIII. of Denmark.] A name occasionally directed at the zeolite phillipsite.

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