a white or colorless zeolite mineral, a hydrous silicate of sodium and aluminum, Na2Al2Si3O10⋅2H2O, often occurring in acicular crystals.
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Natrolite, nat′ro-līt, n. one of the most common of the group of minerals known as Zeolites.
The bed holding the upright crystals is also natrolite in confused matted masses.
a colourless, white, or yellow zeolite mineral consisting of sodium aluminium silicate in the form of needle-like orthorhombic crystals. Formula: Na 2 Al 2 Si 3 O 10 .2H 2 O
Word Origin for natrolite
C19: from natron + -lite
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