Adjective "Zeolite" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Zeolite


    Definition:

    1. any of a group of hydrated silicates of aluminum with alkali metals, commonly occurring as secondary minerals in cavities in basic volcanic rocks: used for their molecular sieve properties because they undergo dehydration with little or no change in crystal structure.

    Examples:

    "deposits can be zeolite."

    "wheats can be zeolite."

    "ores can be zeolite."