any of a group of tetragonal minerals composed chiefly of silicates of aluminum, calcium, and sodium
Origin of scapolitefrom 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 scāpus stalk ; see scape 1. -lite ( from the prismatic shape of its crystals )