bloedite

noun
bloe·​dite | \ ˈblōˌdīt \
variants: or less commonly blödite \ " , ˈblərˌd-​ , ˈblœˌd-​ \ or blodite \ ˈblōˌd-​ \
plural -s

Definition of bloedite

: a mineral Na2Mg(SO4)2.4H2O consisting of a hydrous sodium magnesium sulfate that is colorless or white when pure and occurs in monoclinic crystals or massive

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History and Etymology for bloedite

German blödit, from Carl A. Bloede †1820 German chemist + German -it -ite

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“Bloedite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bloedite. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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