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magnesite Line breaks: mag|ne¦site
Pronunciation: /ˈmaɡnɪsʌɪt/

Definition of magnesite in English:


[mass noun]
A whitish mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate, used as a refractory lining in some furnaces.
Example sentences
  • Associated with the quartz are crystals of almandine, kyanite, biotite, and magnesite.
  • Calcite and ankerite are present, but the most abundant carbonate is magnesite.
  • Some topaz forms spectacular crystals and matrix specimens on magnesite or quartz.
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