basaluminite

noun bas·aluminite \¦bäs +\

Definition of basaluminite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Al4(SO4)(OH)10‧5H2O consisting of a basic hydrated aluminum sulfate found in veinlets in siderite at Irchester and Brighton Hill, England, and in France

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Origin and Etymology of basaluminite

basic + alumin- + -ite


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