: a mineral Mg4(OH)2(CO3)3.3H2O consisting of a basic magnesium carbonate occurring in the form of small white crystals or chalky crusts

Word History


German hydromagnesit, from hydr- + magnesit magnesite, from French magnésite

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“Hydromagnesite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydromagnesite. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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