hydrotalcite

noun hy·dro·tal·cite

Definition of hydrotalcite

plural -s
:a pearly-white mineral Mg6Al2(OH)16(CO3).4H2O consisting of hydrous aluminum and magnesium hydroxide and carbonate

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Origin and Etymology of hydrotalcite

German hydrotalkit, from hydr- + talk talc (probably from Middle French talc) + German -it -ite


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