Definition of Strontia

1. n. An earth of a white color resembling lime in appearance, and baryta in many of its properties. It is an oxide of the metal strontium.



Definition of Strontia

1. Noun. (minerology) a pale earth composed of strontium oxide (SrO) ¹

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Definition of Strontia

1. a chemical compound [n -S] : STRONTIC [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strontia

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

Literary usage of Strontia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A System of Instruction in Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, John Lloyd Bullock (1860)
"All salts of strontia with volatile acids, if no other non-volatile body is ... The method based on the precipitation of strontia with sulphuric acid yields ..."

2. System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry by Friedrich Christian Accum (1808)
"strontia may be obtained from its native combinations by processes similar ... It may also be procured by exposing the native carbonate of strontia to heat: ..."

3. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1854)
"conceived to be a product of decomposition of sulphate of strontia, seeing that most of the springs above mentioned contain carbonate of soda, yet in regard ..."

4. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1854)
"conceived to be a product of decomposition of sulphate of strontia, seeing that most of the springs above mentioned contain carbonate of soda, yet in regard ..."

5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1849)
"100 parts of sulphate of strontia strongly ignited in a charcoal ... Sulphate of strontia is more easily decomposed by charcoal than sulphate of baryta. ..."

6. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"Red fire is made by burning a mixture of 40 parts of nitrate of strontia, ... Carbonate of strontia is found in nature, and is easily obtained by double ..."

7. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"Red fire is made by burning a mixture of 40 parts of nitrate of strontia, ... Carbonate of strontia is found in nature, and is easily obtained by double ..."

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