mesitine\-ˌtēn, -tə̇n\ less commonly
Definition of mesitite
: ferroan magnesite
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Origin and Etymology of mesitite
mesitite from German mesitit, from earlier mesitinspath mesitine spar (from Greek mesitēs mediator + German -in -ine + spath, spat spar) + -it -ite; mesitine from German mesitin, short for mesitinspath; mesitine spar, translation of German mesitinspath; from its being intermediate between magnesite and siderite
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