plural -s
: a mineral NaAl(SO4)2.6H2O that is a hydrous sulfate of sodium and aluminum isostructural with amarillite

Word History


German tamarugit, from tamarug- (from Pampa del Tamarugal, desert plateau in northern Chile, its locality) + -it -ite

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“Tamarugite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tamarugite. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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