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kalinite

[ kal-uh-nahyt, key-luh- ]
/ ˈkæl əˌnaɪt, ˈkeɪ lə- /
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noun

a mineral, hydrous sulfate of potassium and aluminum, chemically similar to alum.

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Origin of kalinite

1865–70; <New Latin kali(um) potassium (see alkali, -ium) + intrusive -n- (perhaps by association with alkaline) + -ite1
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