[ Named after the French chemist, Latin J. Thénard
Anhydrous sodium sulphate, a mineral of a white or brown color and vitreous luster.
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<chemical> Anhydrous sodium sulphate, a mineral of a white or brown colour and vitreous luster. ... Origin: Named after the French chemist, L.J.Thenard. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) Anhydrous sodium sulphate, a mineral of a white or brown color and vitreous luster.
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any of a type of sodium sulfate mineral (Na2SO4) that has been deposited as an evaporation product near salt lakes and playas, as in the arid ... [1 related articles]
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thenardite: see sodium sulfate.
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Thenardite, named after the French chemist, Louis-Jacques Thenard, is a white or brown coloured mineral with a vitreous lustre that dissolves easily in water and has a weak salty taste. It forms in sedimentary evaporate deposits in lakes and the playas of desert climates. Thenardite was confirmed as a distinct species of mineral in 1826 and is used
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Thenardite is an anhydrous sodium sulfate mineral, Na2SO4 which occurs in arid evaporite environments. It also occurs in dry caves and old mine workings as an efflorescence and as a crusty sublimate deposit around fumaroles. It occurs in volcanic caves on Mt. Etna, Italy. It was first described in 1825 for an occurrence in the Espartinas Saltworks
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