A whitish mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate, used as a refractory lining in some furnaces.
More 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.
Definition of magnesite in:
- The US English dictionary