pentahydrite

noun pen·ta·hy·drite \ˌpentəˈhīˌdrīt\

Definition of pentahydrite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral MgSO4.5H2O consisting of hydrous sulfate of magnesium isostructural with chalcanthite and containing less water than epsomite

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Origin and Etymology of pentahydrite

penta- + hydr- + -ite


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