nahcolite

noun
nah·​co·​lite | \ ˈnäkəˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of nahcolite

: a mineral consisting of natural sodium bicarbonate

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History and Etymology for nahcolite

NaHCO (in NaHCO3, formula for sodium bicarbonate) + English -lite

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“Nahcolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nahcolite. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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