Kaolinite definitions

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A mineral, Al2 Si2 O5 (OH)4 , that is the principal constituent of kaolin.
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A colorless or white, soft mineral, hydrous aluminum silicate, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, that is the main constituent of kaolin.
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A soft, white triclinic mineral occurring in friable masses. Kaolinite forms as the result of the hydrothermal alteration or weathering of feldspar. It is used in the ceramic industry. Chemical formula : Al2Si2O5(OH)4.
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(mineralogy) A common hydrous aluminosilicate mineral found in sediments, soils and sedimentary rocks, Al2Si2O5(OH)4; one of the kaolin group of minerals.
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