kieserite

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English[edit]

Powdered kieserite

Etymology[edit]

Kieser +‎ -ite. After the German D. G. Kieser (1779-1862) in 1860.[1]

Noun[edit]

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kieserite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A saline evaporite, consisting of hydrated magnesium sulphate

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  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997