an·​aux·​ite | \ əˈnȯkˌsīt\
plural -s

Definition of anauxite

: a mineral consisting of hydrous aluminum silicate, occurring as interstratified layers of silica Si8O16 and kaolin Al4Si4O10(OH)8 with the latter predominant, and being a constituent of certain clays

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First Known Use of anauxite

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anauxite

German anauxit, from Greek anauxēs not increasing (from an- + -auxēs, from auxein to increase) + German -it -ite

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not constant or steady

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