allophane

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

allo- +‎ phane

Noun[edit]

allophane (countable and uncountable, plural allophanes)

  1. (mineralogy) An amorphous hydrous aluminium silicate clay mineral.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Allophane” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • allophane mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016