any of a group of tetragonal minerals composed chiefly of silicates of aluminum, calcium, and sodium
Origin of scapolite; from Classical Greek sk?pos, rod (see shaft) + -lite
Any of a series of variously colored, often fluorescent mineral silicates of aluminum, calcium, and sodium. Also called wernerite.
Origin of scapoliteLatin scapus, stalk; see scape1 + –lite (from the prismatic shape of its crystals).