The natural white mineral form of hydrated sodium sulfate, Na2SO4●10H2O [9], which may grow as cave flowers or in various other forms similar to those of gypsum.

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  • Mirabilite — General Category Sulfate minerals Chemical formula Na2SO4·10H2O …   Wikipedia

  • MIRABILITE — Le premier nom de la mirabilite fut celui de sal mirabile Glauberi ou sel admirable de Glauber, qui devint ultérieurement et de façon plus concise «sel de Glauber». Sulfate hydraté naturel de sodium de formule: Na2S4, 10 H2O, la mirabilite… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mirabilite — Mi*rab i*lite, n. (Min.) Native sodium sulphate; Glauber s salt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mirabilite — mirabilitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Na₂[SO₄]·10H₂O atitikmenys: angl. mirabilite rus. мирабилит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mirabilite — mə̇ˈrabəˌlīt noun ( s) Etymology: German mirabilit, from New Latin mirabile (in sal mirabile Glauber s salt, literally, wonderful salt) (from Latin, neuter of mirabilis wonderful) + German it ite : a mineral Na2SO4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • mirabilite — /mi rab euh luyt /, n. Mineral. a decahydrate form of sodium sulfate, Na2SO4·10H2O. Cf. Glauber s salt. [1850 55; < L (sal) mirabil(is) wonderful (salt) + ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       a widespread sulfate mineral, hydrated sodium sulfate… …   Universalium

  • mirabilite — noun A saline evaporite, consisting of sodium sulphate, with the chemical formula NaSO·10HO. Syn: Glaubers salt …   Wiktionary

  • mirabilite — mi·ra·bi·lì·te s.f. TS mineral. raro minerale monoclino costituito da solfato di sodio idrato, che si rinviene nei giacimenti salini {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1934. ETIMO: der. della loc. lat. mod. (sal) mirabile (sale) meraviglioso con 2 ite …   Dizionario italiano

  • mirabilite — pl.f. mirabiliti …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • mirabilite — mi·rab·i·lite …   English syllables

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