dickite

noun dick·ite \ˈdiˌkīt\

Definition of dickite

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of dickite

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


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