variants or loewigite
plural -s
: a mineral Na4Mg2(SO4)4.5H2O consisting of hydrous magnesium sodium sulfate occurring in pale yellow cleavable masses

Word History


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 13 Jun. 2024.

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