magnesium

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green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate actinolite
any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium) alkaline-earth metal , alkaline earth
group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum amphibole group
dark brown mineral of the amphibole group; magnesium iron silicate anthophyllite
silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys atomic number 39 , Y , yttrium
dark-green to black glassy mineral of the pyroxene group containing large amounts of aluminum and iron and magnesium augite
hydrated magnesium sulfate that is taken orally to treat heartburn and constipation and injected to prevent seizures bitter salts , Epsom salts
light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer bitter spar , dolomite
white or reddish mineral consisting of hydrous chlorides of potassium and magnesium; used as a fertilizer and as a source of potassium and magnesium carnallite
blue mineral of magnesium and iron and aluminum and silicon and oxygen; often used as a gemstone cordierite
English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829) Davy , Humphrey Davy , Sir Humphrey Davy
kind of sedimentary rock resembling marble or limestone but rich in magnesium carbonate dolomite
(used with a singular noun) hydrated magnesium sulfate used as a laxative Epsom salts
green mineral consisting of hydrated nickel magnesium silicate; a source of nickel garnierite
green mineral consisting of hydrated silicate of potassium or iron or magnesium or aluminum; found in greensand glauconite
water that contains mineral salts (as calcium and magnesium ions) that limit the formation of lather with soap hard water
green to black mineral of the amphibole group; consists of silicates of calcium and sodium and magnesium and iron hornblende
white mineral consisting of magnesium sulphate and potassium chloride; a source of potassium salts; used as a fertilizer kainite
white mineral consisting of hydrous magnesium sulfate often found in salt mines kieserite
mineral consisting of potassium magnesium double sulphate; used as a fertilizer langbeinite
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