Definition of Datolite

1. n. A borosilicate of lime commonly occuring in glassy,, greenish crystals.

Definition of Datolite

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

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Definition of Datolite

1. a rock formed from boron and calcium silicates [n -S]

Medical Definition of Datolite

1. A borosilicate of lime commonly occuring in glassy, greenish crystals. Alternative forms: datholite. Origin: From. Gr. To divide; in allusion to the granular structure of a massive variety. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Datolite

dative bond
dative bonds
dative case
dative cases
dative executor
dative of purpose
datives of purpose
datolite (current term)
datum circle
datum circles
datum line
datum lines
datum plane
datum planes
datum point
datum points
datum surface

Literary usage of Datolite

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1. Petrographic Methods: The Authorized English Translation of Part I by Ernst Weinschenk, Robert Watson Clark (1912)
"datolite (12) datolite is only known as a secondary formation, ... datolite, Section Parallel Plane of Symmetry. reaction even before fusing. ..."

2. Lectures on Mineralogy: Delivered at the School of Mines, Columbia College by Thomas Egleston (1886)
"The fracture of datolite is conchoidal and smooth, and at the same time lamellar and scaly. On the lamellar fracture the lustre is very vitreous and bright, ..."

3. Original Researches in Mineralogy and Chemistry by John Lawrence Smith (1884)
"CURIOUS ASSOCIATION OF GARNET, IDOCRASE AND datolite. Amer. Jour. ... The datolite is colorless and crystalline, without, however, presenting any crystals ..."

4. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1855)
"Chalcedony with the form of datolite.—This pseudomorph from Hey tor in Devonshire ... If the chalcedony amounts to so much as 38 per cent. of the datolite, ..."

5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1840)
"169), that datolite and ... containing double the quantity of water of datolite. 3. Andalusite and Chiastolite varieties of the same Species. ..."

6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1828)
"datolite discovered at Andreasberg.—Since the discovery of datolite at Arendal, in Norway, it has been found in the Tyrol, and a few other places. ..."

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