phillipsite definition

  • noun:
    • A mineral associated with zeolite group, a hydrated potassium, calcium and aluminum silicate with monoclinic crystals.
    • A hydrous silicate of aluminia, lime, and soft drink, a zeolitic mineral generally happening in complex twin crystals, frequently cruciform in form; -- called additionally christianite.
    • In mineralogy, a hydrous silicate of aluminium, calcium, and potassium, frequently within cruciform twin crystals.
    • a team of white or reddish crystalline nutrients for the zeolite household composed of a hydrous silicate of calcium and potassium and aluminum

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