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 (ə-lo͞o′mə-nō-sĭl′ĭ-kāt′, -kĭt)
A silicate mineral in which aluminum replaces some of the silicon in the SiO4 component.
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(Elements & Compounds) a silicate in which some of the silicon in the tetrahedral unit SiO4 has been replaced by aluminium
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(əˌlu mə noʊˈsɪl ə kɪt, -ˌkeɪt)

any aluminum silicate containing alkali-metal or alkaline-earth-metal ions, as a feldspar, zeolite, or beryl.
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"To keep the Sport collection models as light as possible, we used an aluminosilicate glass that's especially resistant to scratches and impact."
Hydrated sodium calcium aluminosilicate: Effects on zinc, manganese, vitamin A, and riboflavin utilization.
Between the two aluminosilicate shells (4 and 6), 6 had the higher total porosity (37.65%) and exhibited lower thermal conductivity values throughout the measured temperature range.
Clay products are one of the final phases of weathering of aluminosilicate rocks, the final stage of weathering which are predominantly kaolinitic clay montmorillonite and composition.
Geopolymer as cementitious material prepared from activation of aluminosilicate such as fly ash and metakaolin with alkaline solution from sodium/potassium hydroxide and silicate has evolved as alternative to Portland base cementitious material such as mortar and concrete.
Moreover, the influence of intercalation reaction on pore size of adsorbent has two completely opposite effects [13]: the "pore blockage" effect, organic molecules fill pores and result in the decrease of pore size and [S.sub.BET], and the "pore prop" effect, macromolecular organics insert into the interlayer and cause the distraction of aluminosilicate layer and the increase of pore size and [S.sub.BET].
The geopolymer process is a chemical reaction between aluminosilicate materials and alkaline solutions under high curing temperature conditions.
The aluminosilicate cages and the n-rings connect to form a three dimensional net type structure.
Researchers report that applying crushing pressure to the mineral natrolite, one of the aluminosilicate minerals called zeolites, causes nanopores to open up and allow in--and trap--europium ions, which could lead to a new method of processing nuclear waste.
Plibrico Company is a leading manufacturer and installer of aluminosilicate and high-alumina monolithic refractories used in a variety of demanding thermal applications.
The tuff was characterised by the occurrence of an amorphous aluminosilicate (see the broad hump at 2[theta] = 17.5-20.5 [degrees], having a maximum at 2[theta] = ~ 22).
It can be divided into four steps: (i) dissolution of Si and Al from the solid aluminosilicate materials in the strongly alkaline aqueous solution, (ii) formation of oligomers species (geopolymers precursors) consisting of polymeric bonds of Si-O-Si and/or Si-O-Al type, (iii) polycondensation of the oligomers to form a three-dimensional aluminosilicate framework (geopolymeric framework) and (iv) bonding of the undissolved solid particles into the geopolymeric framework and hardening of the whole system into a final solid polymeric structure (Davidovits, 2008; Xu and Deventer, 2000; Panias, 2007).