Definition of Erionite

1. Noun. (minerology) A zeolite mineral with a molecular structure similar to chabazite, usually found in weathered volcanic ash. ¹



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Definition of Erionite

1. a type of mineral [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erionite

erigible
erinaceous
ering
eringo
eringoes
eringos
erinite
erinites
erinys
eriochalcite
eriodictyon
eriodyctiol
eriogonum
eriometer
eriometers
erionite (current term)
erionites
eriophyid
eriophyids
erisophake
eristalis
eristic
eristical
eristically
eristicophin
eristics
eritoran
eritrea
erization
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Literary usage of Erionite

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1. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1905)
"Eakle, AS, Dikes near Lyon Mt., Clinton county, NY, xli, 31; erionite, a new zeolite, xxll,; Topaz crystals in the US Nat. museum, (rev. ..."

2. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"erionite CAS No. 66733-21-9 First Listed in the Seventh Annual Report on Carcinogens Carcinogenicity There is sufficient evidence for the carcinogenicity of ..."

3. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"When administered by inhalation, erionite induced pleural mesotheliomas in rats of both ... When administered by intraperitoneal injection, erionite induced ..."

4. Asbestos: Selected Cancers by Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"Recent evidence of an inherited predisposition to malignant mesothelioma after exposure to erionite in two villages in Turkey was published by ..."

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