harmotome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἁρμός (harmós, joint, shoulder) and τομή (tomḗ, section).

Noun[edit]

harmotome (countable and uncountable, plural harmotomes)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare zeolite, a hydrated barium silicate that forms vitreous white monoclinic crystals.

Further reading[edit]

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