Stilbite, stil′bīt, n. a pearly and foliated variety of zeolite.
Upon the moss-clad slopes many fragments of quartz and zeolite were met with.
An amygdaloidal variety containing calcareous spar and zeolite occurs S. of Dudley.
It belongs to the zeolite family, and is a hydrated silicate of lime and potash, containing also fluorine.
Any of a family of hydrous aluminum silicate minerals, whose molecules enclose cations of sodium, potassium, calcium, strontium, or barium. Zeolites are usually white or colorless, but they can also be red or yellow. They are characterized by their easy and reversible loss of water of hydration. They usually occur within cavities in basalt.