aluminosilicate

[ uh-loo-muh-noh-sil-uh-kit, -keyt ]
/ əˌlu mə noʊˈsɪl ə kɪt, -ˌkeɪt /

noun

any naturally occurring or synthetically produced aluminum silicate containing alkali-metal or alkaline-earth-metal ions, as a feldspar, zeolite, or beryl.

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British Dictionary definitions for aluminosilicate

aluminosilicate
/ (əˌluːmɪnəʊˈsɪlɪkɪt) /

noun

a silicate in which some of the silicon in the tetrahedral unit SiO 4 has been replaced by aluminium
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