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Colemanite

Definition of the noun Colemanite

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noun - plural: colemanites

  1. [mineralogy] A white, grey or colorless mineral form of calcium borate; a principal source of boron.

Explanation

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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Google previewThe 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.

Google previewReport (1904)

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.

Google previewGuide to the Mineralogic Collections of the New York State Museum (1902)

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, ...

Google previewDocuments of the Senate of the State of New York (1904)

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.

Google previewDescription of the State Geologic Map of 1901 (1902)

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.

Google previewAnnual 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.

Google previewCeramic 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 ...

Google previewUniversity of the State of New York Bulletin (1902)

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 ...

Google previewBasic Concepts Of Inorganic Chemistry (2009)

by Singh

Colemanite is an ore of B, which ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewLeadless decorative tiles, faience, and mosaic

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.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

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; ...

Google previewThe Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques (2004)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

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 ...

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

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.

Google previewFlip 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 ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Chemistry (1999)

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.

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

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 , ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry

cola-nut A natural stimulant - provides energy colemanite See Gerstley Borate. coliform organisms any of a number of ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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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