edenite definition

  • noun:
    • A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing aluminum, calcium, hydrogen, magnesium, oxygen, silicon, and salt.
    • multiple amphibole. See amphibole.
    • An aluminous variety of amphibole or hornblende, containing but little iron, of a palegreen or grayish color, occurring at Edenville in ny.
    • A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing aluminum, calcium, hydrogen, magnesium, oxygen, silicon, and salt.
    • many different amphibole. See amphibole.
    • An aluminous number of amphibole or hornblende, containing but small metal, of a palegreen or grayish color, occurring at Edenville in ny.

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