wollastonite

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Wollastonite

Etymology[edit]

Wollaston +‎ -ite, after William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist and physicist.

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wollastonite (countable and uncountable, plural wollastonites)

  1. (mineralogy) A grey inosilicate mineral, mostly calcium silicate, CaSiO3, found deposited in limestone.

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wollastonite f (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) wollastonite (a grey inosilicate mineral)