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heulandite

Definition:

a group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous aluminum silicate of sodium and calcium

Class:

substance noun (substance and materials)

Plural:

heulandites

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

named after H. Heuland, 19th-century English mineral collector; see -ite1
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Heulandite

the name of a series of tecto-silicate minerals of the zeolite group. Prior to 1997, heulandite was recognized as a mineral species, but a reclassification in 1997 by the International Mineralogical Association changed it to a series name, with the ... (40 of 558 words, 2 images)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

heulandite [mineral]

hydrated sodium and calcium aluminosilicate mineral in the zeolite family, ... (10 of 197 words, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

heulandite | CaAl2Si7O18.6H2[chemical formula]

a white, grey, red, or brown zeolite mineral that consists essentially of hydrated calcium aluminium silicate in the form of elongated tabular ... (22 of 290 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/heulandite

Random House Dictionary:

heulandite | CaAl2Si7O18·6H2[chemical formula]

a white or transparent, colorless mineral of the zeolite family, hydrous calcium aluminum silicate occurring in basic volcanic rocks in the form of ... (23 of 34 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/heulandite

Merriam-Webster:

heulandite

a zeolite consisting of a hydrous aluminosilicate of sodium and calcium (11 of 29 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/heulandite

Wiktionary:

heulandite [mineralogy] | (Ca,Na)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2[chemical formula]

A common mineral of the zeolite group with monoclinic crystals, the most usual form being heulandite-Ca (Ca,Na)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O. (17 of 19 words)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

heulandite | CaO·Al2O3·6SiO2·5H2[chemical formula]

A white, red, or yellow zeolite mineral, .... (8 of 18 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

heulandite

a semihard, lightweight, monoclinic zeolite, (Na,Ca)Al(Al,Si)SiO·24HO (6 of 17 words, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

zeolite | zeolitic [derived]

any of a large group of minerals consisting of hydrated aluminosilicates of sodium, potassium, calcium, and barium. They can be readily dehydrated and ... (23 of 78 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/zeolite

Encarta Dictionary:

heulandite

a variously colored crystalline mineral of the zeolite family, containing calcium and sodium (13 of 34 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861617728​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

heulandite

First use: 19th century

Origin: named after H. Heuland, 19th-century English mineral collector; see -ite1

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/heulandite

Wiktionary:

heulandite [mineralogy]

Origin: Heuland + -ite after British mineral collector John Henry Heuland (1778-1856).

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Merriam-Webster:

heulandite

First use: 1822

Origin: Henry Heuland, 19th century English mineral collector

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/heulandite

New World Dictionary:

heulandite

Origin: named (1822) after Henry Heuland, English mineralogist

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/heulandite

American Heritage Dictionary:

heulandite

Origin: After Henry Heuland, 19th-century British mineralogist.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/heulandite

Encarta Dictionary:

heulandite

First use: Early 19th century

Origin: After H. Heuland (1777-1856), British mineralogist

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861617728​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

heulandite

Audio: British English pronunciation of "heulandite"

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the Free Dictionary:

heulandite

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "heulandite"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "heulandite"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "heulandite" by speech synthesizer

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

heulandite

Audio: North American pronunciation of "heulandite"

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YourDictionary Audio:

heulandite

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "heulandite" by speech synthesizer

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