hydrocalumite

noun
hy·​dro·​cal·​u·​mite | \ "+ˈkalyəˌmīt \

Definition of hydrocalumite

: a colorless to light green mineral Ca2Al(OH)7.3H2O consisting of hydrous hydroxide of calcium and aluminum

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History and Etymology for hydrocalumite

hydr- + c- (from calcium) + alum- (from aluminum) + -ite

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“Hydrocalumite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrocalumite. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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