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Definition of the noun Colemanite
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noun - plural: colemanites
- [mineralogy] A white, grey or colorless mineral form of calcium borate; a principal source of boron.
Colemanite is a borate mineral found in evaporite deposits of alkaline lacustrine environments. Colemanite is a secondary mineral that forms by alteration of borax and ulexite.
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The Crystal Guide (2016)
Identification, Purpose and Values by Patti Polk
Colemanite is a borate mineral found in evaporate deposits of alkaline lacustrine environments, and is a secondary mineral...
Colemanite is an important ore of boron, and was the most important boron ore until the discovery of kernite in 1926.
by New York State Museum, New York State Museum and Science Service
Colemanite is an important source of the borax of commerce. Borax (tinkal) Na,B, 0,.10H20 Borax is a hydrous borate of sodium. It occurs in sharp, well formed monoclinic crystals transparent to opaque resembling those of pyroxene in habit.
by Herbert Percy Whitlock
Colemanite Ca, Bc03 j+511.,0 Colemanite is a hydrous borate of calcium often occurring in monoclinic crystals, short prismatic in habit, and somewhat resembling those of datolite, ...
by New York (State). Legislature. Senate
Colemanite is an important source of the borax of commerce. Borax (tinkal) Na2B40T.10H20 Borax is a hydrous borate of sodium. It occurs in sharp, well formed monoclinic crystals transparent to opaque resembling those of pyroxene in habit.
by Ephraim Porter Felt, Frederick James Hamilton Merrill
Colemanite is an important source of the borax of commerce. Borax (tinkal) N azB407.10H20 Borax is a hydrous borate of sodium. It occurs in sharp, well formed monoclinic crystals transparent to opaque resembling those of pyroxene in habit.
Annual Report (1904)
by New York State Museum
Colemanite Ca2B,.0, ,.) 5H„0 Colemanite is a hydrous borate of calcium often occurring in monoclinic crystals, short prismatic in habit, and somewhat resembling those of datolite, also in cleavable to granular and compact masses.
Ceramic Chemistry (2013)
by H. H. Stephenson
COLEMANITE is a mineral of the formula: 2CaO, 3B2O3, 5H2O. Its advantage lies in the fact that being insoluble in water it can be used dehydrated in a glaze without fritting. FLUORSPAR, when finely ground, is entirely soluble in boiling ...
Colemanite Ca2B(.0nj5H20 Colemanite is a hydrous borate of calcium often occurring in monoclinic crystals, short prismatic in habit, and somewhat resembling those of datolite, also in cleavable to granular and compact masses. Colemanite ...
Colemanite is an ore of B, which ...
The Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)
by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape
Colemanite is a source of calcium borate, (Ca2B6O11-5H2O), from which boron is extracted. It can also be added to overcome boron deficiency. (See also Boron; Colemanite.) Calcium carbonate Calcium carbonate (CaCO3) is a naturally ...
by W.J. Furnival
mill for roasting the colemanite. Colemanite is a borate of lime, containing water. On roasting, it loses the water and falls to a fine powder, which can be sifted out.
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
The mineral colemanite is a borate of calcium corresponding to a formula which is perhaps best represented as Ca2B&O11.5H2O. It occurs either as massive deposits or in monoclinic crystals. It has a subconchoidal fracture; hardness, 4– 4.5; ...
by Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer
Colemanite Colloid 73 74 Colours Colours 76 Compound-Computer glaze calculations Conduction-Cones. Pre-Columbian American pottery and West African pottery are usually quoted as good examples of coiling. Historically, most ...
by George A. Burdock
Boron does not occur in nature in its elemental form, but rather as boric acid in some volcanic spring waters and elsewhere as its salts, primarily borax and colemanite. Borax (Na,B407) is found as such in arid areas or as a component of ...
A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner
A boron mineral similar to colemanite. Prickly Ash. See Xanthoxylum. Primary Calcium Phosphate. See Calcium phosphate, Monobasic. Primuline. A synthetic dyestuff used in dyeing yellow. Prince's Pine. See Chimaphila. Printer's Acetate.
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
orthoclase spodumene apatite coke ilmenite ozokerite stannite aplite colemanite iolite peat staurolite apophyllite columbite iron pyrites pentlandite stibnite aragonite cordierite jadeite perlite stilbite argentite corundum jet phenakite/phenacite ...
by Anand Dhingra
COLEMANITE : CaB3O4 (OH)3.H2O. An important ore of boron. COLLAGEN : A colourless fibrous protein containing glycine and proline predominantly. It is found extensively in the connective tissue of skin, tendon, bones and cartilage.
by Robert A. Lewis
Source: Borax, kernite, colemanite, ulexite. Derivation: (1) By heating boric oxide with powdered magnesium or aluminum; (2) by vaporphase reduction of boron trichloride with hydrogen over hot filaments (80–2000C); (3) by electrolysis of ...
by Win Blevins
COLEMANITE The most common source of American borax, named after W. T. Coleman, who led one of the San Francisco vigilance committees. COLONEL In the West (as in the South and New England), this is a title of courtesy and respect , ...
cola-nut A natural stimulant - provides energy colemanite See Gerstley Borate. coliform organisms any of a number of ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
colemanite collate colemanite Mineralogy. Ca2B6On-5H20, a brittle, transparent to translucent, colorless, white, or gray monoclinic mineral occurring as short prismatic crystals, having a specific gravity of 2.42 and a hardness of 4.5 on the ...
Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
ia ual bite nil renite hlorite Chromite Chrysoberyl Chrysocoila GQQQ Colemanite Columbite Connellite Copalite or Copalìne Copper-glance Copper- pyrites or Chaleopyrite Corundum Covellite Danburite выпаде Diaspora Diopside Dioptase ...
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