zeolite

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English[edit]

Heulandite, a common zeolite mineral
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Etymology[edit]

From the Greek ζέω (zéō, "to boil") + λίθος (líthos, "stone").

Noun[edit]

zeolite (plural zeolites)

  1. (mineralogy) Any of several minerals, aluminosilicates of sodium, potassium, calcium or magnesium, that have a porous structure; they are used in water softeners and in ion exchange chromatography.

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Noun[edit]

zeolite f (plural zeoliti)

  1. (mineralogy) zeolite