gibbs·​ite | \ ˈgibˌzīt\
plural -s

Definition of gibbsite

: a mineral Al(OH)3 consisting of light-colored translucent aluminum hydroxide occurring as monoclinic crystals and also in stalactitic and spheroidal forms

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Other Words from gibbsite

gibbsitic \ (ˈ)gib¦zitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for gibbsite

George Gibbs †1833 American mineralogist + English -ite

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