brucite definition

  • noun:
    • A mineral type of magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2.
    • A white, pearly mineral, occurring thin and foliated, like talc, and fibrous; a native magnesium hydrate.
    • The mineral chondrodite.
    • A native hydrate of magnesium, often present thin foliated dishes, of a white or greenish shade and pearly luster.
    • identical to chondrodite.

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