bischofite


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bischofite

[′bish·ə‚fīt]
(mineralogy)
MgCl2·6H2O A colorless to white, monoclinic mineral consisting of magnesium chloride hexahydrate.
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Associated minerals are: anhydrite, gypsum, halite, bischofite, magnesite and hilgardite.
Some problems arose in this ramp along a stretch which went through bischofite (Mg|Cl.