Gibbsite
Gibbsite Gibbs"ite, n. [Named after George Gibbs.] (Min.) A hydrate of alumina. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gibbsite — Gibbsite, Al(OH)3, is one of the mineral forms of aluminium hydroxide. It is often designated as γ Al(OH)3 (but sometimes as α Al(OH)3 [N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw, Chemistry of Elements , 2nd edition, Butterworth and Heinemann, 1997] .). It… …   Wikipedia

  • Gibbsite — Gibbsite[1] Catégorie IV : oxydes et hydroxydes[2] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gibbsite — ● gibbsite nom féminin (de G. Gibbs, nom propre) Hydroxyde naturel d aluminium, de formule Al(OH)3, qui constitue une forme fréquente d accumulation de l aluminium dans les sols des pays tropicaux. ● gibbsite (synonymes) nom féminin (de G. Gibbs …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gibbsite — /gib zuyt/, n. a mineral, hydrated aluminum oxide, Al2O33H2O, occurring in whitish or grayish crystals and masses: an important constituent of bauxite ore. Also called hydrargillite. [1815 25; named after George Gibbs (d. 1833), American… …   Universalium

  • gibbsite — hidrargilitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Al(OH)₃ atitikmenys: angl. gibbsite; hydrargillite rus. гиббсит; гидраргиллит ryšiai: sinonimas – gibsitas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gibbsite — noun A mineral with monoclinic crystals, usually white but can have different colors, Al(OH) …   Wiktionary

  • gibbsite — gibbs·ite …   English syllables

  • gibbsite — /ˈgɪbzaɪt/ (say gibzuyt) noun a mineral, hydrated aluminium oxide, Al2O3.3H2O, occurring in whitish or greyish crystals and masses, an important constituent of bauxite ore. {named after G Gibbs, died 1833, US mineralogist. See ite1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gibbsite — noun white crystalline mineral consisting of aluminum hydroxide; a constituent of bauxite and a source of alumina • Hypernyms: ↑mineral • Substance Holonyms: ↑bauxite • Substance Meronyms: ↑aluminum hydroxide, ↑aluminium hydroxide, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kaolin Deposits of Charentes Basin, France — The geological unit called Charentes basin is composed of Eocene and Oligocene deposits, laid above karstic limestone formations of the Campagnien, in the North of the Aquitaine Basin. The kaolin clays of Charentes belong to this mainly… …   Wikipedia

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