Definition of Chabasite

1. Noun. A group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of calcium and aluminum.

Exact synonyms: Chabazite
Generic synonyms: Zeolite

Definition of Chabasite

1. n. A mineral occuring in glassy rhombohedral crystals, varying in color from white to yellow or red. It is essentially a hydrous silicate of alumina and lime. Called also chabasie.

Definition of Chabasite

1. Noun. (alternative form of chabazite) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chabasite

cgs system
ch'I
ch-
ch.
ch3 choline
cha
cha-cha
cha-cha-cha
cha-cha-chas
cha-chas
cha-ching
chaat
chaats
chabasie
chabasies
chabasite (current term)
chabasites
chabazite
chabazites
chabouk
chabouks
chabrette
chabuk
chabuks
chacarera
chacareras
chace
chaced
chaces
chacha

Literary usage of Chabasite

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)
"Rammelsberg t remarks that lime-chabasite may be distinguished from ... As the amount of silica in lime-chabasite varies, Berzelius conjectured that the ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Some times six or more crystals, united parallel to the prismatic planes, Fig. 175. П«. 176. form rosettes; as in chabasite from Giant's Causeway. ..."

3. The History of a Lump of Chalk: Its Family Circle, and Their Uses by Alexander Watt (1883)
"It is found in Great Britain, and also in Disco Island, Greenland. Fig chabasite, containing 10*47 P61* cent- °f carbonate of lime, is met with in fissures ..."

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