A naturally occurring salt used as a preservative and drying agent during mummification. It is a mixture of four salts that occur in varying proportions: sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium chloride and sodium sulfate.
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Na'tron noun [ French, from Spanish natron , Arabic natrūn , nitrūn . Confer Niter , Anatron .] (Min.) Native sodium carbonate. [ Written also anatron .]
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<chemical> Native sodium carbonate. ... Alternative forms: anatron. ... Origin: F, fr. Sp. Natron, Ar. Natrun, nitrun. Cf. Niter, Anatron. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) Native sodium carbonate. • (n.) Native sodium carbonate.
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(from the article `thermonatrite`) ...hydrated sodium carbonate (Na2CO3H2O), found near saline lakes as an evaporation product or on arid soil as an efflorescence. It is usually ... Chad`s principal mineral resource is natron (a complex sodium carbonate), which is dug up in the Lake Chad and Borkou ...
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Natron is a naturally occurring mixture of sodium carbonate decahydrate (Na2CO3·10H2O, a kind of soda ash) and about 17% sodium bicarbonate (also called nahcolite or baking soda, NaHCO3) along with small quantities of household salt (halite, sodium chloride) and sodium sulfate. Natron is white to ...
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Natron is a whitish or yellow mineral that consists of hydrated sodium carbonate and occurs in saline deposits and salt lakes.
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A naturally occurring desiccant composed of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate. It could be found on the banks of the Wadi Natrun and at a few other sites in Egypt. It was a principal ingredient in the mummification process and in some temple rituals of purification.
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a salty substance, which was found in Egypt. It was this that was used to dry the body for mummification. The body had to be packed with natron then buried in it for seventy days.
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1) Hydrated sodium carbonate 2) Means of nfl chargers
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