sylvite

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Sylvite

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin sal digestivus sylvii, potassium chloride, and -ite.

Noun[edit]

sylvite (countable and uncountable, plural sylvites)

  1. (mineralogy) A saline evaporite, consisting of potassium chloride KCl, also found in fumaroles.

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