Definition of Kieserite

1. Noun. A white mineral consisting of hydrous magnesium sulfate often found in salt mines.

Generic synonyms: Mineral



Definition of Kieserite

1. n. Hydrous sulphate of magnesia found at the salt mines of Stassfurt, Prussian Saxony.

Definition of Kieserite

1. Noun. (minerology) A saline evaporite, consisting of hydrated magnesium sulphate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kieserite

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Medical Definition of Kieserite

1. Hydrous sulphate of magnesia found at the salt mines of Stassfurt, Prussian Saxony. Origin: Named after Prof. Kieser, of Jena. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kieserite

kieftite
kielbasa
kielbasas
kielbasi
kielbasis
kielbasy
kienbock disease
kier
kierie
kieries
kiers
kieselguhr
kieselguhrs
kieselgur
kieselgurs
kieserite (current term)
kieserites
kiester
kiesters
kieve
kieves
kievitone
kievitone hydratase
kif
kife
kiff
kifs
kiganda
kight
kights

Literary usage of Kieserite

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1. A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid by Georg Lunge (1880)
"Manufacture of Sodium Sulphate from Stassfurt kieserite.— kieserite (MgSO4 + H2O) is obtained at Stassfurt from the residue remaining in the treatment of ..."

2. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1873)
"Manufacturers of blanc file employ kieserite inst« sulphuric acid to precipitate the sulphate of barium chloride of barium, and in all similar cases where ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer, Harold Govett Colman, Arthur Harden (1907)
"Epsom salts is readily soluble in water, whilst kieserite is as sparingly ... kieserite occurs crystallised in rhombic prisms, but is more commonly found in ..."

4. Inorganic Chemistry by Edward Frankland, Francis Robert Japp (1885)
"mineral kieserite. It generally forms granular masses, and is almost insoluble in water, but when allowed to remain long in contact with water gradually ..."

5. The Data of Geochemistry by Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1908)
"1 As the concentration of the magnesian mother liquors increased, kieserite was produced, the dehydrating action of magnesium chloride preventing the ..."

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