plural -s
: a hydrous aluminum sulfate Al2SO4(OH)4·7H2O usually occurring in white compact reniform masses

Word History


German aluminit, from alumin- + -it -ite

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aluminite was in 1805

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“Aluminite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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