loeweite

noun
loe·​we·​ite | \ ˈlāvəˌīt \
variants: or loewigite \ -​viˌgīt \
plural -s

Definition of loeweite

: a mineral Na4Mg2(SO4)4.5H2O consisting of hydrous magnesium sodium sulfate occurring in pale yellow cleavable masses

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History and Etymology for loeweite

loeweite from German löweit, from Karl J. Löwe †1890 German chemist + German -it -ite; loewigite from German löwigit, alteration of löweit

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“Loeweite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loeweite. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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