Definition of Chabazite

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

Exact synonyms: Chabasite
Generic synonyms: Zeolite

Definition of Chabazite

1. Noun. (minerology) Any of several zeolite minerals that occurs in basaltic rocks ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chabazite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chabazite

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ch3 choline
cha
cha-cha
cha-cha-cha
cha-cha-chas
cha-chas
cha-ching
chaat
chaats
chabasie
chabasies
chabasite
chabasites
chabazite (current term)
chabazites
chabouk
chabouks
chabrette
chabuk
chabuks
chacarera
chacareras
chace
chaced
chaces
chacha
chachalaca
chachalacas

Literary usage of Chabazite

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

1. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Sir Henry A Miers, Henry A[lexander] Miers (1902)
"This is so characteristic that chabazite may generally be recognised by the ... Beautiful white crystals of chabazite have been found in cavities of the ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"chabazite, a mineral species belonging to the group of zeolites. It occurs as white to flesh-red crystals which vary from transparent to translucent and ..."

3. Descriptive Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1917)
"chabazite occurs in crystals and in compact aggregates. ... chabazite Interpenetration Twin, with c the Twinning Axis and oR(ooo1) the Twinning Plane. FIG. ..."

4. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1879)
"chabazite. " Zeolitic" minerals are said to have been observed in some of the ... It occurs in small colourless chabazite or white, <glassy crystals, ..."

5. A System of Mineralogy: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent by James Dwight Dana, George Jarvis Brush, Edward Salisbury Dana (1885)
"Brier Island, native copper, in trap ; Digby Neck, Sandy Cove and vicinity, agate, amethyst, calcite, chabazite, hematite! laumontite (abundant), magnetite, ..."

6. Petrographic Methods: The Authorized English Translation of Part I by Ernst Weinschenk, Robert Watson Clark (1912)
"chabazite (6) chabazite is also found among the zeolitic decomposition products of silicates containing lime. It occurs in cavities and crevices in basic ..."

7. Manual of Mineralogy and Lithology: Containing the Elements of the Science by James Dwight Dana (1884)
"... occur only in short or stout glassy crystals, those of chabazite looking sometimes like cubes. The zeolites are sometimes called trap minerals, ..."

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