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kalinite

[kal-uh-nahyt, key-luh-] /ˈkæl əˌnaɪt, ˈkeɪ lə-/
noun
1.
a mineral, hydrous sulfate of potassium and aluminum, chemically similar to alum.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Neo-Latin kali(um) potassium (see alkali, -ium) + intrusive -n- (perhaps by association with alkaline) + -ite1
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