northupite

northupite

[′nȯr·thə‚pīt]
(mineralogy)
Na3MgCl(CO3)2 A white, yellow, gray, or colorless isometric mineral composed of magnesium sodium carbonate; occurs in octahedral crystals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Every October, cadres of California collectors who don't too much mind sinking up to their hamstrings in layers of dense saline mud go hunting for crystals of hanksite, northupite, sulphohalite and other water-soluble sulfates at Searles Lake, San Bernardino County.
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