Named after its composition in 1807.
- (mineralogy) A form of magnesium carbonate, MgCO3, occurring as dolomite (with calcite) but rarely found in the pure state.
a form of magnesium carbonate, O3, occurring as dolomite (with calcite) but rarely found in the pure state
- “Magnesite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database, 1997–.
- “magnesite”, in Mindat.org, Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.
- ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997