EtymologyFrom the Swedish trona or from the Spanish trona, both derived from the Arabic (atrūn), which derives from the Arabic (natrūn); from the Ancient Greek νίτρον (nitron), from the Ancient Egyptian ntry.
- Definite singular of trone
Trona, hydrated sodium bicarbonate carbonate (Na3HCO3CO3·2H2O), is an evaporite mineral. It is mined as the primary source of sodium carbonate in the United States, where it has replaced the Solvay process used in most of the rest of the world for sodium carbonate production.
trona in Catalan: Trona
trona in German: Trona
trona in Italian: Trona