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kieserite

[kee-zuh-rahyt] /ˈki zəˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a mineral, hydrous magnesium sulfate, MgSO 4 ⋅H 2 O, having a white or yellowish color and found with salt deposits.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < German Kieserit, named after D. G. Kieser, German physician; see -ite1
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  • Magnesium availability from kieserite and calcined magnesite on five soils of different pH.
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kieserite

/ˈkiːzəˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a white mineral consisting of hydrated magnesium sulphate. Formula: MgSO4.H2O
Word Origin
C19: named after Dietrich G. Kieser (died 1862), German physician; see -ite1
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