Meaning of zeagonite in English:

zeagonite

Pronunciation /zɪˈaɡənʌɪt/

noun

historical, rare Mineralogy
  • A supposed zeolite mineral, later identified as a mixture of phillipsite with gismondine or levyne.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Henry James Brooke (1771–1857), crystallographer. From Italian zeagonite from ancient Greek ζεῖν to boil + ἄγονος barren (from ἀ- + γονή generation, offspring, semen: see gono-) + Italian -ite.