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Trona

Carbonate mineral

Trona (trisodium hydrogendicarbonate dihydrate , also sodium sesquicarbonate dihydrate, Na2CO3•NaHCO3•2H2O) is a non-marine as the primary source of sodium carbonate in the United States, where it has replaced the Solvay process used in most of the rest of the world for sodium carbonate production.

Identification

Color of mineral

White
Grey
Yellow

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.412
1.492
1.54

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic