brucite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Bruce +‎ -ite after its discoverer, American mineralogist Archibald Bruce.

Noun[edit]

brucite (plural brucites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral form of magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2.

Further reading[edit]

  • Brucite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • brucite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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