kaolinite

noun ka·o·lin·ite \ -lə-ˌnīt \

Definition of kaolinite

: a white mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate of aluminum that constitutes the principal mineral in kaolin

kaolinitic

play \ˌkā-ə-lə-ˈni-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of kaolinite

1867


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