Origin of strontian
Examples from the Web for strontian
Antrim, and with harmotome in the lead mines at Strontian in Argyllshire.
I suppose you have not heard of the discovery of the native sulphate of strontian in England.The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 1 (of 2)|John Ayrton Paris
Shellac may be melted with nitrate of strontian, in the same way.The Pyrotechnist's Treasury|Thomas Kentish
The same holds with yellows and blues, as orange cadmium is a red yellow, and strontian yellow is a greenish yellow.The Painter in Oil|Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
It was enveloped by the limestone which abounds in cavities filled with crystals of strontian and dog-tooth spar.