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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Origin and Etymology of anauxite
German anauxit, from Greek anauxēs not increasing (from an- + -auxēs, from auxein to increase) + German -it -ite
First Known Use: 1842See Words from the same year
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