leucite definition by Webster's New World
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a white or gray mineral, KAlSiO, found in potassium-rich igneous rocks; potassium aluminum silicate
Origin: German leucit, now leuzit (; from Classical Greek leukos, white: see light) plush -it, -ite
leucite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A white or gray mineral of potassium aluminum silicate, KAlSi2O6.
- leu·citˈic adjective