Phillipsite

phillipsite

(Science: chemical) A hydrous silicate of aluminia, lime, and soda, a zeolitic mineral commonly occurring in complex twin crystals, often cruciform in shape; called also christianite.

Origin: So named after John Phillips, an English mineralogist.

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