langbeinite


lang·bein·ite

noun \ˈlaŋ-ˌbī-ˌnīt\

Definition of LANGBEINITE

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

Origin of LANGBEINITE

German Langbeinit, from A. Langbein, 19th century German industrialist
First Known Use: circa 1897

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