In 1917 I described a hydrous calcium silicate from California for which the name eakleite was proposed.2 Dr. Schaller has recently called my attention to the fact that chemically eakleite is identical with the previously described mineral xonotlite, and a study of the other properties of xonotlite and comparison with those of eakleite show clearly their identity.

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