Definition of Allophane

1. Noun. (minerology) An amorphous hydrous aluminium silicate clay mineral. ¹



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Definition of Allophane

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allophane

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Literary usage of Allophane

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"allophane is the same silicate with 5 or 6 at. water. Analyses.—1. Andalusite.—a. Brazil (Damour).—b. ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1849)
"Opaline allophane.—Specific gravity, 1-985 to 2-015; ... from Esquerra;—с, is Opaline allophane from Steiermark. ..."

3. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1840)
"... near Frauenstein, in the Brucker Circle, which he names opaline- allophane, and which occurs ..."

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