kaolinite

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Kaolinite

Etymology[edit]

From kaolin +‎ -ite (see kaolin for more).

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kaolinite (countable and uncountable, plural kaolinites)

  1. (mineralogy) A common hydrous aluminosilicate mineral found in sediments, soils and sedimentary rocks, Al2Si2O5(OH)4; one of the kaolin group of minerals.

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Further reading[edit]

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