Definition of ettringite
: 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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