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Thermonatrite

Carbonate mineral

Thermonatrite is a naturally occurring evaporite mineral form of sodium carbonate

It was first described in 1845. Its name is from the Greek θερμός, "thermos", heat, plus natron, because it may be a dehydration product of natron

Typical occurrence is in dry saline lake beds and as soil encrustations. It has been reported from volcanic fumaroles related veins, natron and halite

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

1

Density ( specific gravity )

1.42
1.506
1.524

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic