Definition of Meionite

1. n. A member of the scapolite group, occuring in glassy crystals on Monte Somma, near Naples.



Definition of Meionite

1. Noun. (minerology) A silicate mineral belonging to the scapolite group. ¹

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Definition of Meionite

1. one of a group of rare minerals [n -S]

Medical Definition of Meionite

1. A member of the scapolite, group, occuring in glassy crystals on Monte Somma, near Naples. Origin: Gr. Smaller. So called in a allusion to the low pyramids of the crystals. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meionite

meineys
meinie
meinies
meining
meins
meint
meiny
meio-
meiobenthos
meiocene
meiocyte
meiofauna
meiofaunal
meiofaunas
meiome
meionite (current term)
meionites
meioses
meiosis
meiotic
meiotic division
meiotic drive
meiotic nondisjunction
meiotic spindle
meiotically
meishi
meishis
meism
meister

Literary usage of Meionite

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1. Rock Minerals: Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1911)
"Laboratory Production.—Not yet accomplished. SCAPOLITE GROUP. meionite ... meionite is easily decomposed by hydrochloric acid, while at the other end of the ..."

2. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1824)
"On meionite. Our mineralogical readers are aware that within these few years analyses of this mineral have been successively published by Arfwedson, Gmelin, ..."

3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1905)
"... most transparent and best olive-green grains are from Webster and Balsam, Jackson County, and Mine Fork, Yan- cey County. 32. meionite ..."

4. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1808)
"Independent of the form, meionite differs from felspar in other characters. It is deeply scratched by the greatest part of felspar, and the latter does not ..."

5. The Study of Rocks: An Elementary Text-book of Petrology by Frank Rutley (1888)
"... work preclude the possibility of describing a larger number.1 (1) Species of the Felspar Group. (2) Nepheline. (3) Leucite. (4) Scapolite and meionite. ..."

6. Rock Minerals, Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1906)
"Laboratory Production.—Not yet accomplished. SCAPOLITE GROUP. meionite ... meionite is easily decomposed by hydrochloric acid, •while at the other end of ..."

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