Definition of Strontianite

1. Noun. A mineral consisting of strontium carbonate.

Terms within: Atomic Number 38, Sr, Strontium
Generic synonyms: Mineral



Definition of Strontianite

1. n. Strontium carbonate, a mineral of a white, greenish, or yellowish color, usually occurring in fibrous massive forms, but sometimes in prismatic crystals.

Definition of Strontianite

1. Noun. (minerology) A grey or yellowish mineral, SrCO3, strontium carbonate, that is an ore of strontium ¹

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Definition of Strontianite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strontianite

strongrooms
strongside
strongwilled
strongwoman
strongwomen
strongyl
strongyle
strongyles
strongylid
strongylids
strongyloidoses
strongyloidosis
strongyls
strontia
strontian
strontianite (current term)
strontianites
strontians
strontias
strontic
strontiferous
strontioborite
strontiochevkinite
strontiodresserite
strontioginorite
strontiojoaquinite
strontiomelane
strontiopyrochlore
strontiowhitlockite
strontitic

Literary usage of Strontianite

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1. The Non-metallic Minerals: Their Occurrence and Uses by George Perkins Merrill (1910)
"strontianite, so far as the writer has information, has but a limited ... it by mixing the raw or burnt strontianite with clay or argillaceous ironstone in ..."

2. The Non-metallic Minerals: Their Occurrence and Uses by George Perkins Merrill (1910)
"'n making plate glass, and is also said to have been used in the manufacture of beet-sugar, but is now being superseded by magnesite. 5. strontianite. ..."

3. Rock Minerals: Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1911)
"strontianite and *<? z,& _Y,6 a,z 4-- -;. i •* FIG. 1. FIG. 2. cerussite, Fig. 2. ... 26° 30, at 121° C. 26° 24' strontianite,2£r 12° ..."

4. Catalogue of Minerals, with Their Formulae and Crystalline Systems: Prepared by Thomas Egleston (1871)
"It is distinguished by its density, from Witherite and strontianite and, ... It is isomorphous with Witherite and strontianite, with which it sometimes ..."

5. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1854)
"In this way, therefore, the occurrence of strontianite may be easily understood. END OF VOL. I. PRINTED BY HARRISON AND SONS, ..."

6. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1854)
"In this way, therefore, the occurrence of strontianite may be easily understood. END OF VOL. ... strontianite."

7. Geology of the Non-metallic Mineral Deposits Other Than Silicates by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"strontianite (Sr.CO,).—This occurs in cavities in limestones and other rocks, sometimes highly crystallized. More rarely it is found in veins. ..."

8. The Non-metallic Minerals: Their Occurrence and Uses by George Perkins Merrill (1904)
"strontianite. This is a carbonate of strontium, SrCO3, = carbon dioxide, 29.9 per cent; ... strontianite."

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