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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Origin and Etymology of thenardite
French thénardite, from Baron Louis J. Thénard †1857 French chemist + French -ite
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