ˈlȯflə̇ˌnīt also ˈläf-
plural -s
: a mineral MgSi2O5.n H2O consisting of a hydrous silicate of magnesium resembling asbestos

Word History


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

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“Loughlinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loughlinite. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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