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  • n. a saline evaporite, consisting of a mixed potassium and calcium sulphate

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrous sulphate of calcium and potassium, occurring in monoclinic crystals which are colorless or milky-white. It is found in cavities in rock-salt at Kalusz in Galicia, Austria-Hungary. Also called kaluszite.


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