noun kali·nite \ˈkaləˌnīt, ˈkāl-\

Definition of kalinite



  1. :  a mineral KAl(SO4)2.11H2O consisting of a fibrous and birefringent hydrous sulfate of potassium and aluminum that is distinct from alum in crystallization and water content

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Origin and Etymology of kalinite

kali- (from New Latin kalium) + connective -n- + -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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