Tachyhydrite definition

(mineralogy) A saline evaporite, consisting of a mixed calcium and magnesium chloride, with the chemical formula CaMg2Cl6·12H2O.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of tachyhydrite - tachhydrite

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tachyhydrite
Plural:
tachyhydrites

Origin of tachyhydrite

  • From Ancient Greek ταχύς (tachus, “quick”) + ὕδωρ (hudōr, “water”).

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