cimolite

noun cim·o·lite \ˈsiməˌlīt, sə̇ˈmōˌl-\

Definition of cimolite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of cimolite

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


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