Dawsonite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dawsonite (Min) A hydrous carbonate of alumina and soda, occuring in white, bladed crustals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dawsonite A hydrous carbonate of sodium and aluminium, occurring in white-bladed crystals at Montreal, and in the province of Siena in Italy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Named after J. W. Dawson, of Montreal