palygorskite

noun
pal·y·gor·skite | \ˌpaləˈgȯrˌskīt\
plural -s

Definition of palygorskite 

: a hydrous basic silicate (Mg3, Al2)Si4O10(OH)2.H2O of magnesium and aluminum that belongs to the family of clay minerals

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History and Etymology for palygorskite

modification of German paligorskit, from the locality in the Ural mountains near which it was found

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