loeweite

noun loe·we·ite \ˈlāvəˌīt\
variants: or

loewigite

\-viˌgīt\

Definition of loeweite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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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