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

Further reading[edit]

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

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