- a rare clay mineral, aluminum silicate, Al6Si2O13, produced artificially during various melting and firing processes: used as a refractory.
Origin of mullite
Also called porcelainite.
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- a colourless mineral consisting of aluminium silicate in orthorhombic crystalline form: used as a refractory. Formula: Al 6 Si 2 O 13
from island of Mull