dickite

noun
dick·​ite | \ ˈdiˌkīt \
plural -s

Definition of dickite

: a mineral Al2Si2O5(OH)4 consisting of a basic silicate of aluminum found relatively well crystallized in clays : a polymorph of kaolinite

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History and Etymology for dickite

Allan B. Dick †1926 English mineralogist + English -ite

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“Dickite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dickite. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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