plural -s
: a mineral (NH4)2Mg(SO4)2.6H2O consisting of a crystallized magnesium ammonium sulfate first found in boric-acid fumaroles of Tuscany, Italy

Word History


French, from J.B.J.D.Boussingault + French -ite

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“Boussingaultite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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