mellite


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Related to mellite: perlite, Melilite, Honeystone

mellite

[′me‚līt]
(mineralogy)
Al2[C6(COO)6]·18H2O A honey-colored mineral with resinous luster composed of the hydrous aluminum salt of mellitic acid, occurring as nodules in brown coal; it is in part a product of vegetable decomposition.
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