forsterite

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EtymologyEdit

From Forster +‎ -ite, named for German mineral dealer Adolarius Jacob Forster.

NounEdit

forsterite (plural forsterites)

  1. (mineralogy) A white variety of olivine that is mostly magnesium silicate, Mg2SiO4.

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NounEdit

forsterite f (plural forsteriti)

  1. (mineralogy) forsterite