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nahcolite

[nah-kuh-lahyt] /ˈnɑ kəˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a carbonate mineral, naturally occurring sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO 3 .
Origin of nahcolite
1925-1930
1925-30; NaHCO3, its chemical name + -lite
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  • nahcolite is generally found as vugs and/or inter-bedded with the oil shales.
  • These cavities were created by the dissolution of nahcolite.
  • Better sorbent utilization could be achieved when the sodium based sorbents, such as nahcolite and trona, were used.

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