noun la·bite \ˈlāˌbīt\

Definition of labite



  1. :  a mineral MgSi3O6(OH)2.H2O consisting of hydrous basic silicate of magnesium

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Origin and Etymology of labite

International Scientific Vocabulary lab- (from Laba river, the Caucasus, U.S.S.R.) + -ite; originally formed as Russian labit

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