noun hanks·ite \ˈhaŋkˌsīt\

Definition of hanksite



  1. :  a mineral Na22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl consisting of white or yellow sulfate-carbonate-chloride of sodium and potassium occurring in hexagonal crystals

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Origin and Etymology of hanksite

Henry G. Hanks †1907 American mineralogist + English -ite

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