Scap"o*lite (?), n. [Gr. a staff, or L. scapus a stem, stak + -lite: cf. F. scapolite.] Mon.

A grayish white mineral occuring in tetragonal crystals and in cleavable masses. It is esentially a silicate of aluminia and soda.

⇒ The scapolite group includes scapolite proper, or wernerite, also meionite, dipyre, etc.


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