loughlinite

noun lough·lin·ite \ˈlȯflə̇ˌnīt also ˈläf-\

Definition of loughlinite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral MgSi2O5.n H2O consisting of a hydrous silicate of magnesium resembling asbestos

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Origin and Etymology of loughlinite

Gerald F. Loughlin †1946 American geologist + English -ite


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