sepiolite

See meerschaum.

Sepiolite

Se'pi·o·lite` noun [ Septa + -lite .] (Min.) Meerschaum. See Meerschaum .
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Sepiolite

• (n.) Meerschaum. See Meerschaum.
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sepiolite

(German: `sea-foam`), a fibrous hydrated magnesium silicate, Mg4Si6O15(OH)26H2O, that is opaque and white, grey, or cream in colour. It may resemble ... [4 related articles]
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Sepiolite

Sepiolite is a clay mineral, a complex magnesium silicate, a typical formula for which is Mg4Si6O15(OH)2·6H2O. It can be present in fibrous, fine-particulate, and solid forms. It was first described in 1847 for an occurrence in Bettolino, Baldissero Canavese, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy. The name comes from a perceived resemblance of the mat...
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