English edit

English Wikipedia has an article on:

Etymology edit

Named in 1801 after the property of attaining weak electricity when heated or subjected to friction; from the Ancient Greek ἀνάλκιμος (análkimos, weak).[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈnæl.siːm/, /əˈnæl.saɪm/

Noun edit

analcime (countable and uncountable, plural analcimes)

  1. (mineralogy) A sodium aluminosilicate with a chemical formula NaAlSi2O6·H2O, having a zeolite structure, found in alkaline basalts.

Synonyms edit

Translations edit

References edit

  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, Abraham Rosenzweig (1997) Dana's New Mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons

Further reading edit

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2024) “Analcime”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • analcime”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2024.

Anagrams edit