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  • n. A saline evaporite consisting of a mixed sodium and magnesium sulphate, with the chemical formula Na2Mg(SO4)2·4H2O.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrous sulphate of magnesium and sodium, found in the salt-mines of Ischl in Upper Austria, and elsewhere.


The eponym Carl August Blöde (German chemist, 1773–1820) +‎ -ite (“rock, mineral”). (Wiktionary)


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