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aluminosilicate

[uh-loo-muh-noh-sil-uh-kit, -keyt] /əˌlu mə noʊˈsɪl ə kɪt, -ˌkeɪt/
noun
1.
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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  • The sodium aluminosilicate with this chemical formula exists in two crystallographic phases.
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aluminosilicate

/əˌluːmɪnəʊˈsɪlɪkɪt/
noun
1.
a silicate in which some of the silicon in the tetrahedral unit SiO4 has been replaced by aluminium
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