langbeinite

noun lang·bein·ite \ ˈlaŋ-ˌbī-ˌnīt \

Definition of langbeinite

:a mineral that is a sulfate of potassium and magnesium used in the fertilizer industry

Origin and Etymology of langbeinite

German Langbeinit, from A. Langbein, 19th century German industrialist


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