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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(Elements & Compounds) a silicate in which some of the silicon in the tetrahedral unit SiO4 has been replaced by aluminium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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The natural bentonite fraction of particle size <53 um; initially contained large amount of quartz about 48.8% and amorphous aluminosilicates phase about 42.6%.
(3) There is a close relationship between silicon and aluminum in Alzheimer brain lesions, as the two substances bind together to form aluminosilicates. (4) High levels of silica in drinking water in the form of silicic acid appear to protect against the adverse effects of aluminum ingestion, plus silicic acid ingestion increases urinary aluminum excretion.
Efficacy of turmeric (Curcuma longa), containing a known level of curcumin, and hydrated sodium calcium aluminosilicates to ameliorate the adverse effects of aflatoxin in broiler chicks.
Geopolymers can be defined as synthetic aluminosilicates inorganic polymers [7].
Tregloan, "Aqueous aluminates, silicates and aluminosilicates," Chemical Society Reviews, vol.
In current study, best toxin binding ability was shown by hydrated sodium calcium aluminosilicates, which is active ingredient of Myco AD and then by Vitamin E and selenium.
Berger, "Mesostructured aluminosilicates as carriers for doxycycline-based drug delivery systems," in Proceedings of the 14th SGEM GeoConference on Nano, Bio and Green: Technologies for A Sustainable Future, 120, 113 pages, 2014.
Synthesis of functional materials (sorbents, molecular sieves, catalyst supports, solid electrolytes, etc.) based on layered aluminosilicates is a quickly developing research field [1].
Composites of natural biopolymers with aluminosilicates are used as packaging materials in the food industry [23].
The investigated topsoils consist mainly of quartz, the aluminosilicates kaolinite, illite, chlorites and muscovite, the carbonates calcite, dolomite and ankerite, the sulphate gypsum and native sulphur (Fig.