thenardite

noun
the·​nard·​ite | \ thə̇ˈnärˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of thenardite

: a mineral Na2SO4 consisting of native anhydrous sodium sulfate and occurring in white or brownish crystals, masses, or crusts often in connection with salt lakes

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History and Etymology for thenardite

French thénardite, from Baron Louis J. Thénard †1857 French chemist + French -ite

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“Thenardite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thenardite. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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