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How to use strontian in a sentence
Then the hopelessness of his position burst upon him like a red strontian fire.
It was enveloped by the limestone which abounds in cavities filled with crystals of strontian and dog-tooth spar.Summary Narrative of an Exploratory Expedition to the Sources of the Mississippi River, in 1820 | Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
She never uses high tints and strontian lights to astonish lookers-on.Over the Teacups | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Shellac may be melted with nitrate of strontian, in the same way.The Pyrotechnist's Treasury | Thomas Kentish
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
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