kalinite

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. kalimantan,
  2. kalimba,
  3. kalinin,
  4. kalinin, mikhail ivanovich,
  5. kaliningrad,
  6. kalio-,
  7. kaliopenia,
  8. kaliph,
  9. kalisch,
  10. kalispel

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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