dawsonite

noun
daw·​son·​ite | \ˈdȯsᵊnˌīt\
plural -s

Definition of dawsonite 

: a mineral NaAl(CO3)(OH)2 consisting of a basic aluminum sodium carbonate occurring in white bladed crystals (specific gravity 2.40)

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History and Etymology for dawsonite

Sir John W. Dawson †1899 Canadian geologist + English -ite

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