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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A mineral consisting of aluminum hydrogen oxide and occurring in white lamellar masses with pearly luster or in prismatic orthorhombic crystals.

Usage examples (4)
  • Based on the morphology of the diaspore, personal observations and the literature, he suggests that about
  • These minerals are gibbsite (Al (OH) 3), diaspore (AlO (OH)), and boehmite (AlO (OH)).
  • The principal minerals from which aluminum is recovered today are hydrous aluminum oxides, the most prominent of which are bauxite, gibbsite, and diaspore -- the...
  • He has been called "diaspore," an insulting term. for more
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