faujasite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Faujas +‎ -ite, after Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond (1741-1819), French geologist.

Noun[edit]

faujasite (countable and uncountable, plural faujasites)

  1. (mineralogy) A zeolite mineral consisting of sodalite cages connected through hexagonal prisms.

Further reading[edit]

  • Faujasite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • faujasite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016