This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word magnesite
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a white mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium
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A form of magnesium carbonate, MgCO, occurring as dolomite (with calcite) but rarely found in the pure state.
Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
native magnesium carbonate occurring in white compact or granular masses, and also in rhombohedral crystals
Origin: [Cf. F. magnsite.]
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Magnesite is a mineral with the chemical formula MgCO3. It occupies one end of a solid solution series with siderite, as the iron ion Fe2+ substitutes for the magnesium ion Mg2+. Calcium, manganese, cobalt and nickel may also occur in small amounts.