a monoclinic white zeolite mineral, a hydrous calcium aluminum silicate, CaAl2Si3O10⋅ 3H2O, occurring in masses and in needle-shaped crystals.
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How to use scolecite in a sentence
Tulasne observes that this “scolecite” or ringed body can be readily isolated in Ascobolus furfuraceus.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses | Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
This “vermiform body” of M. Woronin has since come to be recognized under the name of “scolecite.”Fungi: Their Nature and Uses | Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
British Dictionary definitions for scolecite
a white zeolite mineral consisting of hydrated calcium aluminium silicate in groups of radiating monoclinic crystals. Formula: CaAl 2 Si 3 O 10 .3H 2 O
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