noun alu·mo·hy·dro·cal·cite \ə¦lümōˌhīdrōˈkalˌsīt, ¦alyə(ˌ)mō-\

Definition of alumohydrocalcite

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a hydrous calcium aluminum carbonate CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4. 2H2O and occurring as white chalky radiating masses

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Origin and Etymology of alumohydrocalcite

International Scientific Vocabulary alumo- (from aluminum) + hydr- + calcite

First Known Use: circa 1928

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