[ nah-kuh-lahyt ]
/ ˈnɑ kəˌlaɪt /
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a carbonate mineral, naturally occurring sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3.
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Origin of nahcolite
1925–30; NaHCO3, its chemical name + -lite
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