[per-i-kleys, -kleyz] /ˈpɛr ɪˌkleɪs, -ˌkleɪz/

a cubic mineral, native magnesia, MgO, occurring usually in metamorphosed dolomite.
a mineral consisting of magnesium oxide in the form of isometric crystals or grains: occurs in metamorphosed limestone


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