ALUMINOSILICATE

Etymology

Noun

aluminosilicate (plural aluminosilicates)

(inorganic chemistry) Any of many silicate minerals, such as feldspar and zeolite, in which a proportion of the Si4+ ions are replaced by Al3+, the excess negative charge being balanced by extra sodium, potassium or calcium ions.

Hypernyms

• silicate

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