Kieserite meaning

kēzə-rīt
A whitish to yellowish hydrous magnesium sulfate mineral, MgSO4 · H2 O, found in salt residues.
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A white, monoclinic mineral, MgSO4H2O, used as a source of sulfuric acid and magnesium; hydrous magnesium sulfate.
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(mineralogy) A saline evaporite, consisting of hydrated magnesium sulphate.
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Origin of kieserite

  • After Dietrich Georg Kieser (1779–1862), German physician

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Kieser +‎ -ite. After the German D. G. Kieser (1779-1862) in 1860.

    From Wiktionary