Definición de illite en inglés:

illite

Saltos de línea: il¦lite
Pronunciación: /ˈɪlʌɪt
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A clay mineral of a group resembling micas, with a lattice structure which does not expand on absorption of water.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Common clays are usually mixtures of clay minerals such as illite, smectite, and kaolinite, together with fine silica and other minor constituents.
  • The clay minerals illite, chlorite and montmorillonite were identified within the palaeosols by X-ray diffraction.
  • Clay minerals are mainly illite and chlorite, with only traces of smectite, vermiculite and kaolinite.

Origen

1930s: from Illinois + -ite1.

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