noun roess·ler·ite \ˈresləˌrīt, ˈrə(r)s-\

Definition of roesslerite



  1. :  a mineral MgH(AsO4)·7H2O consisting of a hydrous acid arsenate of magnesium

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Origin and Etymology of roesslerite

German rösslerit, from Karl Rössler, 19th century resident of Hanau, Germany + German -it -ite

First Known Use: 1862

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a brief usually trivial fact

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