kaolinite
noun Date: 1867 a white mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate of aluminum that constitutes the principal mineral in kaolin • kaolinitic adjective

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  • Kaolinite — Catégorie IX : silicates[1] Général …   Wikipédia en Français

  • kaolinite — ● kaolinite nom féminin Silicate d aluminium hydraté, appartenant au groupe des argiles, de composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4, constituant principal du kaolin. ⇒KAOLINITE, subst. fém. CHIM. et MINÉR. Silicate d alumine hydraté constituant l un des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kaolinite — [kā′ələ nīt΄] n. a colorless or white, soft mineral, hydrous aluminum silicate, Al2Si2O5 (OH) 4, that is the main constituent of kaolin …   English World dictionary

  • Kaolinite — Kaolin General Category Silicate mineral Chemical formula Al2Si2O5(OH)4 …   Wikipedia

  • kaolinite — /kay euh leuh nuyt /, n. a very common mineral, hydrated aluminum disilicate, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, formed by the alteration of other minerals, esp. feldspar: the most common constituent of kaolin. [1865 70; KAOLIN + ITE1] * * * Group of common clay… …   Universalium

  • kaolinite — kaolinitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Al₄[(OH)₈|Si₄O₁₀] atitikmenys: angl. kaolinite rus. каолинит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • kaolinite — noun A common hydrous aluminosilicate mineral found in sediments, soils and sedimentary rocks, AlSiO(OH); one of the kaolin group of minerals. See Also: kaolin, kaoline …   Wiktionary

  • kaolinite — [ keɪəlɪnʌɪt] noun a clay mineral which is the chief constituent of kaolin …   English new terms dictionary

  • kaolinite — ka·olin·ite …   English syllables

  • kaolinite — ka•o•lin•ite [[t]ˈkeɪ ə ləˌnaɪt[/t]] n. mir a mineral, hydrated aluminum disilicate, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, the most common constituent of kaolin • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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