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aluminosilicate

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  • n. Any of many silicate minerals, such as feldspar and zeolite, in which a proportion of the Si4+ ions are replaced by Al3+, the excess negative charge being balanced by extra sodium, potassium or calcium ions.

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Examples

  • Apple's using what's called aluminosilicate glass, which it says is what you'll find on helicopter and high-speed train windshields.

    Macworld

  • Their ingredient lists aren't especially appealing: Liquid CoffeeMate original flavor, for contains water, corn syrup solids, partially hydrogenated soybean or cottonseed oil, sodium caseinate, dipotassium phosphate, mono- and diglycerides, sodium aluminosilicate, artificial flavor and carrageenan.

    Is that right? La Creme: 100% dairy, 0% shame

  • The hydrated aluminosilicate particles are thin plates of extremely great specific surface area, causing strong cohesion in the presence of water, alsoexcessive swelling and shrinkage.

    Chapter 4

  • Halloysite is an aluminosilicate clay that forms naturally occurring nanotubes.

  • There's a chance that Apple might consider that aluminosilicate glass with IPS LCD screen, 960×640px resolution, 326ppi density and contrast ratio of 800: 1 just too premium for a jumped up MP3 player but it probably won't.

    Pocket-lint

  • The design itself has been updated to use steel and aluminosilicate glass, which is ultra-resistant to scratches (but not shocks).

    Ubergizmo

  • Engineered Glass All the breakthrough technology in iPhone 4 is situated between two glossy panels of aluminosilicate glass - the same type of glass used in the windshields of helicopters and high-speed trains.

    WN.com - Business News

  • The paint that makes the black iPhone black (and which adheres to the inwards-facing side of the aluminosilicate glass screen) is different to the white paint for white iPhones, and it would seem that the color and consistency of the white display just isn't up to Apple's strict quality assurance issues -- or so we guess.

    Fast Company

  • External design and build quality The iPhone 4 features a completely redesigned housing, with aluminosilicate glass chosen for the ...

    MacNN | The Macintosh News Network

  • And the Corning Web site seems to confirm that this is special stuff: Gorilla Glass is an environmentally friendly alkali-aluminosilicate thin-sheet glass.

    Gorilla Glass, the Smartphone's Unsung Hero - NYTimes.com

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