Aluminum vs Micheelsenite - What's the difference?

aluminum | micheelsenite |


As nouns the difference between aluminum and micheelsenite

is that aluminum is a metallic chemical element (symbol al) with an atomic number of 13 while micheelsenite is (mineralogy) a hexagonal-pyramidal mineral containing aluminum, calcium, carbon, dysprosium, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and yttrium.

aluminum

Alternative forms

* aluminium

Noun

(-)
  • A metallic chemical element (symbol Al) with an atomic number of 13.
  • (slang) Aircraft or other machinery made partially or wholly of aluminum.
  • Derived terms

    * aluminum foil * aluminum can

    See also

    * bauxite

    References

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    micheelsenite

    English

    Noun

  • (mineralogy) A hexagonal-pyramidal mineral containing aluminum, calcium, carbon, dysprosium, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and yttrium.
  • References

    * Micheelsenite in the Mineralogy Database: [http://webmineral.com/data/Micheelsenite.shtml]