Meaning of marialite in English:

marialite

Pronunciation /ˈmarɪəlʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • 1 historical Haüynite.

  • 2A tetragonal aluminosilicate mineral that is the sodium- and chloride-rich endmember of the scapolite series and occurs as transparent or translucent crystals of various colours.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From German Marialit (now Marialith) from Maria + -lit.