cimolite

noun
cim·​o·​lite | \ ˈsiməˌlīt, sə̇ˈmōˌl- \
plural -s

Definition of cimolite

: a mineral 2Al2O3.9SiO3.6H2O consisting of a hydrous aluminum silicate occurring in soft white to reddish claylike masses

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History and Etymology for cimolite

German zimolit, from Cimolus, island in the Aegean sea + German -it -ite

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“Cimolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cimolite. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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