a monoclinic mineral, grayish or yellowish hydrous sodium carbonate and bicarbonate, Na2CO3⋅NaHCO3⋅2H2, occurring in dried or partly evaporated lake basins.
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How to use trona in a sentence
In this way the American trona Corporation is producing some 4500 tons of potash salts a month besides a thousand tons of borax.Creative Chemistry | Edwin E. Slosson
A salt found native on the banks of the soda lakes of Sotrena, in Africa, whence it is exported as trona.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II | Arnold Cooley
British Dictionary definitions for trona
a greyish mineral that consists of hydrated sodium carbonate and occurs in salt deposits. Formula: Na 2 CO 3 NaHCO 3 .2H 2 O
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