.Strontianite (SrCO3) is a mineral consisting of strontium carbonate, named after the village of Strontian, Lochaber, Scotland, where it was first discovered. This mineral is white, greenish, or yellowish in color, usually occurring in fibrous massive forms, but sometimes in prismatic crystals. It is an important raw material for the extraction of strontium.

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* List of minerals


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  • Strontianite — Stron ti*an*ite, n. (Min.) Strontium carbonate, a mineral of a white, greenish, or yellowish color, usually occurring in fibrous massive forms, but sometimes in prismatic crystals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strontianite — [strän′shənīt΄, strän′shē ənīt΄] n. [ STRONTIAN + ITE1] a light colored, semihard mineral, strontium carbonate, SrCO3, that is an ore of strontium …   English World dictionary

  • strontianite — /stron shee euh nuyt , sheuh nuyt /, n. a mineral, strontium carbonate, SrCO3, occurring in radiating, fibrous, or granular aggregates and crystals, varying from white to yellow and pale green: a minor ore of strontium. [1785 95; STRONTIAN +… …   Universalium

  • strontianite — stroncianitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė SrCO₃ atitikmenys: angl. strontianite rus. стронцианит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • strontianite — noun Date: 1794 a mineral consisting of a carbonate of strontium and occurring in various forms and colors …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strontianite — noun A grey or yellowish mineral, SrCO, strontium carbonate, that is an ore of strontium …   Wiktionary

  • strontianite — (stron si a ni t ) s. f. Mineral de strontiane …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • strontianite — stron·ti·an·ite …   English syllables

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