Shortite from Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire
|Crystal class||Pyramidal (mm2)
H-M symbol: (mm2)
Shortite is a sodium-calcium carbonate mineral, with the chemical formula Na2Ca2(CO3)3. It was discovered by J. J. Fahey in well cuttings from the Green River Formation, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, US, and was named to honor Maxwell N. Short (1889–1952), Professor of Mineralogy, University of Arizona.
- McKetta, John J. (1995) "Slurry Systems, Instrumentation to Solid–Liquid Separation", Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design, ISBN 0-8247-2602-2
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