scapolite

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English[edit]

Scapolite
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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek a staff, or Latin scapus a stem, stalk +‎ -lite.

Noun[edit]

scapolite (plural scapolites)

  1. (mineralogy) Any of several mixed sodium and calcium aluminosilicates which also contain chloride, carbonate and sulfate and are found in metamorphic rocks