gaylussite definition

  • noun:
    • A saline evaporite, composed of a mixed salt and calcium carbonate, because of the chemical formula Na2Ca(CO3)2·5H2O.
    • A yellowish white, clear mineral, comprising the carbonates of lime and soft drink, with liquid.
    • A mineral happening in monoclinic crystals, and consisting of the carbonates of calcium and sodium, in nearly equal volumes, with liquid. Its present in Peru, and is also loaded in a saline pond near Ragtown in Nevada.
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