Phillipsite


Phillipsite
Phillipsite Phil"lips*ite, n. [So named after John Phillips, an English mineralogist.] (Min.) (a) A hydrous silicate of aluminia, lime, and soda, a zeolitic mineral commonly occurring in complex twin crystals, often cruciform in shape; -- called also {christianite}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.