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boehmite

[bey-mahyt, boh-] /ˈbeɪ maɪt, ˈboʊ-/
noun
1.
a mineral, hydrous aluminum oxide, AlO(OH), a major component of bauxite.
Origin of boehmite
1925-1930
1925-30; < German Böhmit, named after J. Böhm, 20th-century German scientist; see -ite1
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Boehmite

/ˈbɜːmaɪt/
noun
1.
a grey, red, or brown mineral that consists of alumina in rhombic crystalline form and occurs in bauxite. Formula: AlO(OH)
Word Origin
C20: from German Böhmit, after J. Böhm, 20th-century German scientist
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