aluminosilicate

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Etymology[edit]

From alumino- +‎ silicate

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  • Hyphenation: alumino‧sili‧cate

Noun[edit]

aluminosilicate (plural aluminosilicates)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) Any of many silicate minerals, such as feldspar and zeolite, in which a proportion of the Si4+ ions are replaced by Al3+, the excess negative charge being balanced by extra sodium, potassium or calcium ions.

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Noun[edit]

aluminosilicate m (plural aluminosilicates)

  1. aluminosilicate