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Datolite

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δατέομαι (datéomai, to divide) +‎ -lite; in allusion to the granular structure of a massive variety.

NounEdit

datolite (plural datolites)

  1. (mineralogy) A borosilicate of lime commonly occurring in glassy, greenish crystals, with the chemical formula CaBSiO4(OH).

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Further readingEdit

  • Datolite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • datolite”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.

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NounEdit

datolite f (plural datolites)

  1. (mineralogy) datolite

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NounEdit

datolite f (plural datoliti)

  1. (mineralogy) datolite