periclase definition

  • noun:
    • A mineral form of magnesium oxide, MgO, typically occurring in cubic crystals or grains.
    • A cubic crystalline as a type of magnesium oxide (MgO)
    • A grayish or dark green mineral, consisting basically of magnesia (magnesium oxide), occurring in granular kinds or in isometric crystals.
    • an unusual mineral comprising magnesia (MgO) with some metal protoxid.
    • a white solid mineral that occurs obviously as periclase; a source of magnesium

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