deweylite

noun dew·ey·lite \-ˌlīt\

Definition of deweylite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Mg3Si2O5(OH)4 occurring as a hydrous amorphous resinous magnesium silicate (hardness 2–3.5, specific gravity 2.0–2.2)

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Origin and Etymology of deweylite

Chester Dewey †1867 American clergyman and scientist + English -lite


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