Decomposition of cryolite by ignition with carbonate of lime.
"There's a seam of cryolite in the Eastern Hills, according to the old maps," said Lake.
Yes, this was the mining town famous the world over as containing the only cryolite mines so far discovered on the globe.
And now how many of my readers can tell me what cryolite is?
She was, in all probability, a homeward bound Peterhead vessel laden with 20 cryolite.
cryolite in appearance resembles white quartz or ice, with a mixture of snow in it.
All these things are to be sold in other lands, besides many tons of cryolite which is very useful in making aluminum.
Aluminate of soda may likewise be procured from cryolite, as described under Alum.
The cryolite is a rare mineral and the sole one which has become an article of trade in Greenland.
The principal resources of the island are sealskins, eider-down, oil, and cryolite.