pentahydrite

pentahydrite

[‚pen·tə′hī‚drīt]
(mineralogy)
MgSO4·5H2O A triclinic mineral composed of hydrous magnesium sulfate; it is isostructural with chalcanthite.
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Pentahydrite was reported with epsomite in one analysis and with alunogen in another (Hobbs, 1905; Palache et al., 1951; Eckel, 1997).