Aluminum vs Simmonsite - What's the difference?

aluminum | simmonsite |


As nouns the difference between aluminum and simmonsite

is that aluminum is a metallic chemical element (symbol al) with an atomic number of 13 while simmonsite is (mineralogy) a monoclinic-prismatic pale buff cream mineral containing aluminum, fluorine, lithium, and sodium.

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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    simmonsite

    English

    Noun

  • (mineralogy) A monoclinic-prismatic pale buff cream mineral containing aluminum, fluorine, lithium, and sodium.
  • References

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