ulexite

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noun ulex·ite \ˈyü-lək-ˌsīt\

Definition of ulexite

  1. :  a soft mineral consisting of a hydrous borate of sodium and calcium and usually occurring in loose masses of white fibers

Origin and Etymology of ulexite

George L. Ulex †1883 German chemist


First Known Use: 1867


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