Sap"o*nite (?), n. [Sw. saponit, fr. L. sapo, -onis, soap.] Min.
A hydrous silicate of magnesia and aluminia. It occurs in soft, soapy, amorphous masses, filling veins in serpentine and cavities in trap rock.
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