Origin of strontia
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These four are baryta, strontia, lime (calcia), and magnesia.
The only preparation of strontia used in the arts is the Nitrate, which see.
The compounds of strontia are not poisonous, like those of baryta.
Strontium obtained from carbonate of strontia by Sir Humphry Davy.The Evolution of Photography
The color produced by the sulphate of strontia is less intense.
- another name for strontium monoxide
C19: changed from strontian
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