glauberite

[ glou-buh-rahyt ]
/ ˈglaʊ bəˌraɪt /
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noun

a mineral, sodium calcium sulfate, Na2Ca(SO4)2, often found as a deposit on the beds of salt lakes.

Nearby words

  1. glastonbury,
  2. glastonbury chair,
  3. glaswegian,
  4. glatt kosher,
  5. glauber's salt,
  6. glauce,
  7. glaucescent,
  8. glauco-,
  9. glaucodot,
  10. glaucoma

Origin of glauberite

1800–10; < French; so called because chemically similar to Glauber's salt; see -ite1

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