Definitions for magnesiteˈmæg nəˌsaɪt

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  1. magnesite(noun)

    a white mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium

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  1. magnesite(Noun)

    A form of magnesium carbonate, MgCO, occurring as dolomite (with calcite) but rarely found in the pure state.

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  1. Magnesite(noun)

    native magnesium carbonate occurring in white compact or granular masses, and also in rhombohedral crystals

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. magnsite.]

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  1. Magnesite

    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.

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  1. magnetise

  2. geminates

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