[ broo-sahyt ]
/ ˈbru saɪt /
a mineral, magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2, occurring in tabular, foliated crystals: used in magnesia refractories.
Words nearby brucite
Origin of brucite
1865–70; named after A. Bruce (1777–1818), American mineralogist; see -ite1
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