noun et·tring·ite \ˈe‧triŋˌīt\

Definition of ettringite



  1. :  a mineral Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12.26H2O consisting of hydrous basic sulfate of calcium and aluminum

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Origin and Etymology of ettringite

German ettringit, from Ettringen, Rhine Province, Germany, its locality + German -it -ite

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to cast off or become cast off

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