labite

noun
la·​bite | \ ˈlāˌbīt \
plural -s

Definition of labite

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

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History and Etymology for labite

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

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“Labite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/labite. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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