searlesite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Searles +‎ -ite, after John W. Searles, Californian pioneer.

Noun[edit]

searlesite (plural searlesites)

  1. (mineralogy) A sodium borosilicate mineral, an important ore of borax.

Further reading[edit]

  • Searlesite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • searlesite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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