boehmite


boehm·ite

noun \ˈbā-ˌmīt, ˈbə(r)-\

Definition of BOEHMITE

:  a mineral consisting of an orthorhombic form of aluminum oxide and hydroxide AlO(OH) found in bauxite

Origin of BOEHMITE

German Böhmit, from Johann Böhm (Boehm) †1952 German chemist
First Known Use: circa 1929

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