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.
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How to use strontianite in a sentence
By Dr. Scheibler's important discovery, a new era has begun in the matter of strontianite.
Hitherto native strontianite, that is, the 90 to 95 per cent.
British Dictionary definitions for strontianite
a white, lightly coloured, or colourless mineral consisting of strontium carbonate in orthorhombic crystalline form: it is a source of strontium compounds. Formula: SrCO 3
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