chabasite vs chabazite what difference

what is difference between chabasite and chabazite

English

Noun

chabasite (countable and uncountable, plural chabasites)

  1. Alternative form of chabazite


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæbəzaɪt/

Etymology

From French chabasie, coined by Louis-Augustin Bosc d’Antic from Ancient Greek χαβάζιος (khabázios), apparently an error for χαλάζιος (khalázios, a kind of precious stone) (which is probably from χάλαζα (khálaza, hail), due to looking like a hailstone), one of twenty species of stones mentioned in the poem ascribed to Orpheus.

Noun

chabazite (plural chabazites)

  1. (mineralogy) Any of several zeolite minerals that occur in basaltic rocks.

Further reading

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2021), “Chabazite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • “chabazite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.

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