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epsomite

[ ep-suh-mahyt ]
/ ˈɛp səˌmaɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.

the natural form of Epsom salt, Mg2SO4⋅7H2O, found as a crust in caves and lake deposits.

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Origin of epsomite

1805–15; named after Epsom; see -ite1
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