Definition of Analcime

1. n. A white or flesh-red mineral, of the zeolite family, occurring in isometric crystals. By friction, it acquires a weak electricity; hence its name.

Definition of Analcime

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

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Definition of Analcime

1. analcite [n -S] - See also: analcite

Medical Definition of Analcime

1. A white or flesh-red mineral, of the zeolite, occurring in isometric crystals. By friction, it acquires a weak electricity; hence its name. Origin: Gr. Priv. + strong, strength: cf. F. Analcime. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Analcime

anal retentive
anal retentive personality
anal sacs
anal sinuses
anal sphincter
anal sphincters
anal stage
anal triangle
anal valves
anal verge
analcime (current term)

Literary usage of Analcime

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1855)
"The formation of analcime in drusy cavities presupposes the presence of ... analcime occurs in the mass of the dolerite of the Cyclopean Islands near ..."

2. Treatise on Optics by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache (1854)
"analcime has certainly no cleavage planes, and it must be regarded at present as forming in ... The most common form of the analcime is the solid called the ..."

3. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1824)
"THE first research into the composition of analcime was made by M. Vauquelin. ... Trace 96-5 The analcime which I analyzed is found in the valley of Fassa ..."

4. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1824)
"X.—On a New Species of Double Refraction, accompanying a remarkable Structure in analcime. By D. BREWSTER, LL.DFRS Lond. and Sec. ..."

5. British Mineralogy:: Or Coloured Figures Intended to Elucidate the by James Sowerby (1804)
"Fibrous analcime in Trap. Class 2. Earths. Order 1. Homogeneous. Gen. 4. ... analcime radié. Haüy, v. 3. 182. ZEOLITE, formerly so called, is often found in ..."

6. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1810)
"analcime contains SB per cent of silica, 18 of alumine, 2 of lime, 10 of soda, ... The perfect identity between the crystalline forms of analcime and ..."

7. An Introduction to Mineralogy: Adapted to the Use of Schools and Private by John Lee Comstock (1859)
"Composition. • Silex 50; alumine 20; lime 4.50; soda 4.50; water 21.— Vauquelin. This mineral appears to be a variety of analcime. ..."

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