hydrophilite


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hydrophilite

(haɪˈdrɒfɪˌlaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a white mineral consisting of potassium and calcium. Also called: chlorocalcite
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Moreover, a trace of hydrophilite (Ca[Cl.sub.2]) and calcium chloride hydroxide (Ca(OH)Cl) were identified from the calcination products as well, suggesting that not all interlayer chloride ions escaped during the dehydroxylation process and some of them were combined with calcium in the original hydrocalumite structure to form hydrophilite or calcium chloride hydroxide.