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langbeinite

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noun lang·bein·ite \ˈlaŋ-ˌbī-ˌnīt\

Definition of langbeinite

  1. :  a mineral that is a sulfate of potassium and magnesium used in the fertilizer industry



Origin and Etymology of langbeinite

German Langbeinit, from A. Langbein, 19th century German industrialist


First Known Use: circa 1897


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