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n. - A fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar).

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  • Aluminum silicate Also called kaolin, this clay mineral was the "kao" in antidiarrheal Kaopectate until 1989.
  • In relatively pure condition it is called kaolin; in the impure state, mixed with sand and other substances, it forms common clay.
  • · Adsorbents, such as kaolin, pectin and activated charcoal.
  • Besides the coloring, a "filler" is usually added at this time, such as kaolin, the fine clay of which china is made. for more
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