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n.1.(Min.) A hydrous sulphate of magnesium and sodium.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Bloedite [[Na.sub.2]Mg[([SO.sub.4]).sub.2].4[H.sub.2]O], mirabilite [Na[SO.sub.4].10[H.sub.2]O], rozenite [[Ca.sub.3]([Si.sub.3][O.sub.8][(OH).sub2]], and nesquehonite (Mg[CO.sub.3]) have d-spacings between 3.20 and 3.29 [Angstrom] (JCPDS 1983) and these salts had presumably formed from the basal fertilisers applied to these soils.