carnallite

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Carnallite
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Etymology[edit]

Named after the mineralogist Von Carnall (1804-74), +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

carnallite (countable and uncountable, plural carnallites)

  1. (mineralogy) A saline evaporite composed of a mixture of potassium chloride and magnesium chloride, with the chemical formula KMgCl3·6H2O.

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