Definitions

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  • n. A trigonal-hexagonal scalenohedral mineral containing aluminum, carbon, hydrogen, magnesium, and oxygen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mineralogy, same as houghite.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Researchers at Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization have created a low-cost synthetic clay, hydrotalcite, that attracts arsenic, removing it from water.

    SciDev.Net

  • Desalination 167 (2004) [9] Gillman, G.P. A simple technology for arsenic removal from drinking water using hydrotalcite.

    SciDev.Net

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