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ka·o·lin·ite

 (kā′ə-lĭ-nīt′)
n.
A mineral, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, that is the principal constituent of kaolin.

ka′o·lin·it′ic (-lĭ-nĭt′ĭk) adj.

kaolinite

(ˈkeɪəlɪˌnaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a white or grey clay mineral consisting of hydrated aluminium silicate in triclinic crystalline form, the main constituent of kaolin. Formula: Al2Si2O5(OH)4

ka•o•lin•ite

(ˈkeɪ ə ləˌnaɪt)

n.
a mineral, hydrated aluminum disilicate, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, the most common constituent of kaolin.
[1865–70]

ka·o·lin·ite

(kā′ə-lĭ-nīt′)
An aluminum-rich silicate mineral that is the main component of kaolin.
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Noun1.kaolinite - a mineral consisting of aluminum silicate; main source of kaolin
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
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