aluminosilicate
noun Etymology: Latin alumin-, alumen + -o- + International Scientific Vocabulary silicate Date: 1907 a combined silicate and aluminate

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  • Aluminosilicate — minerals are minerals composed of aluminium, silicon, and oxygen. Andalusite, kyanite, and sillimanite are naturally occurring aluminosilicate minerals that have the composition Al2SiO5. Hydrated aluminosilicate minerals are referred to as… …   Wikipedia

  • aluminosilicate — ● aluminosilicate nom masculin Composé contenant en même temps du silicium et de l aluminium …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Aluminosilicate — Diagrame de phase des aluminosilicates Les minéraux d aluminosilicate sont des minéraux composés d aluminium, de silicium et d oxygène. Voir aussi Silicate Andalousite …   Wikipédia en Français

  • aluminosilicate — /euh looh meuh noh sil euh kit, kayt /, n. any naturally occurring or synthetically produced aluminum silicate containing alkali metal or alkaline earth metal ions, as a feldspar, zeolite, or beryl. [ALUMINO + SILICATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • aluminosilicate — noun Any of many silicate minerals, such as feldspar and zeolite, in which a proportion of the Si ions are replaced by Al, the excess negative charge being balanced by extra sodium, potassium or calcium ions …   Wiktionary

  • aluminosilicate — n. (Chemistry) silicate mineral with aluminum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aluminosilicate — [əˌlu:mɪnə(ʊ) sɪlɪkeɪt] noun Chemistry a silicate in which aluminium replaces some of the silicon, especially as a constituent of minerals such as feldspar …   English new terms dictionary

  • aluminosilicate — alu·mi·no·sil·i·cate …   English syllables

  • aluminosilicate — a•lu•mi•no•sil•i•cate [[t]əˌlu mə noʊˈsɪl ə kɪt, ˌkeɪt[/t]] n. chem. mir any aluminum silicate containing alkali metal or alkaline earth metal ions, as a feldspar, zeolite, or beryl • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • aluminosilicate — /əˌlumənoʊˈsɪləkət/ (say uh.loohmuhnoh siluhkuht) noun a salt which is both an aluminate and a silicate …   Australian English dictionary

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