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Allophane definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AL'LOPHANE, n. [Gr. other and to appear.]
A mineral of a blue, and sometimes of a green or brown color, which occurs massive, or in imitative shapes. It gelatinizes in acids.
Allophane is a variety of clay, occurring in amorphous, botryoidal or reniform masses.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Greek allophan?s appearing otherwise, from all- + phainesthai to appear, middle voice of phainein to show more at fancy Date: circa 1821 an amorphous translucent mineral of various colors often occurring in incrustations or stalactite forms and consisting of a hydrous aluminum silicate




 


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