burkeite

burkeite

[′bər‚kīt]
(mineralogy)
Na6(CO3)(SO4)2 A white to pale buff or gray mineral consisting of a carbonate-sulfate of sodium.
References in periodicals archive ?
If the initial solution composition produces crystals of burkeite, the model correctly predicts that continued evaporation of water and precipitation of burkeite will cause a transition of the crystallizing species to dicarbonate.