kieserite

noun
kie·ser·ite | \ ˈkē-zə-ˌrīt \

Definition of kieserite 

: a mineral that is a white hydrous magnesium sulfate

First Known Use of kieserite

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kieserite

German Kieserit, from Dietrich Kieser †1862 German physician

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