magnesite definition

  • noun:
    • A white, yellow, or brown mineral, magnesium carbonate, MgCO3, utilized in the make of magnesium oxide and carbon-dioxide.
    • a kind of magnesium carbonate, MgCO3, occurring as dolomite (with calcite) but hardly ever found in the pure state.
    • Native magnesium carbonate happening in white compact or granular masses, and also in rhombohedral crystals.
    • Native magnesium carbonate, a mineral occurring in white compact public, less frequently in rhombohedral crystals. It belongs to the calcite team.
    • the hydrated magnesium silicate often known as sepiolite or meerschaum.
    • a white mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium

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