Glauberite Glau"ber*ite, n. [From Glauber, a German chemist, died 1668: cf. F. glaub['e]rite, G. glauberit.] (Min.) A mineral, consisting of the sulphates of soda and lime.

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  • glaubérite — ● glaubérite nom féminin (de Glauber, nom propre) Sulfate double naturel de sodium et de calcium, que l on trouve dans les salines. ⇒GLAUBÉRITE, subst. fém. MINÉR. Sulfate double naturel de calcium et de sodium, que l on trouve près des mines de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Glauberite — is a mineral, sodium calcium sulfate with the formula Na2Ca(SO4)2, which forms as an evaporite. It is named for the closely related Glauber s salts. Because of its solubility, glauberite is often dissolved away from the crystal matrix leaving a… …   Wikipedia

  • glauberite — glauberitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė CaNa₂[SO₄]₂ atitikmenys: angl. glauberite rus. глауберит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • glauberite — ˈglau̇bəˌrīt also ˈglȯb noun ( s) Etymology: French glaubérite, from Johann R. Glauber died 1668 German chemist + French ite; so called from its resemblance in chemical composition to Glauber s salt : a light colored brittle sodium calcium… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glauberite — /glow beuh ruyt /, n. a mineral, sodium calcium sulfate, Na2Ca(SO4)2, often found as a deposit on the beds of salt lakes. [1800 10; < F; so called because chemically similar to GLAUBER S SALT; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • glauberite — noun A saline evaporite, consisting of a mixed sodium and calcium sulphate, with the chemical formula NaCa(SO) …   Wiktionary

  • glaubérite — (glô bé ri t ) s. f. Terme de minéralogie. Sulfate de soude et de chaux …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • glauberite — glau·be·rì·te s.f. TS mineral. minerale raro, di colore grigio, giallognolo o rossiccio, costituito da solfato doppio di sodio e calcio, che cristallizza nel sistema monoclino {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1869. ETIMO: der. di Glauber, nome del… …   Dizionario italiano

  • glauberite — pl.f. glauberiti …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • glauberite — n. Glauber s salt, sulphate of sodium (used as a dye and as a cathartic) …   English contemporary dictionary

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