thenardite

noun the·nard·ite \thə̇ˈnärˌdīt\

Definition of thenardite

plural

-s

  1. :  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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