ikaite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ika Fjord, Greenland

Noun[edit]

ikaite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A saline evaporite, consisting of hydrated calcium carbonate with the chemical formula CaCO3·6H2O, found in cold marine waters.

External links[edit]

  • ikaite Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • ikaite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016