phillipsite

[ fil-ip-sahyt ]
/ ˈfɪl ɪpˌsaɪt /

noun

a zeolite mineral, similar to stilbite but with potassium replacing some of the calcium.

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Origin of phillipsite

1815–25; named after J. W. Phillips (1775–1828), English mineralogist; see -ite1
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