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Synonyms for feldspar

any of a group of hard crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates of potassium or sodium or calcium or barium

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2) It has been used as a direct one-for-one substitute in clay body and glaze formulas for G-200 and G-200 HP as they all are potassium based feldspars.
One possible method to rapidly analyze large numbers of diverse soil samples involves measuring the luminescence of feldspar minerals among them, which could rapidly yield highly discriminating characteristics of the feldspars.
Sunstone and moonstone she includes in the feldspar group, and in which she also presents a chapter on other feldspars.
Hitherto studies of anomalous fading mechanism have failed to record one-to-one connection between the crystalline structure of feldspars lattice, detailed chemical composition, stimulation activation energy, and other parameters (Huntley & Lamothe 2001; Huntley & Lian 2006) or parameters characterizing the tunnelling process (our investigations) on the one hand and the rate of fading on the other.
Provides a variety of calcium carbonate, feldspar, kaolin clay, mica and other mineral products.
1983, Lattice parameters, composition, and Al, Si order in alkali feldspars, in Ribbe, P.
Petrographic analysis revealed a surprising abundance of feldspar grains, representing > 50% of the identifiable single mineral grains (Fig.
The study of the efficiency of (optical) response by stimulation means the measurements of the OSL stimulation spectra of quartz and alkali feldspars in the widest possible spectral region.
Cornwall Stone has properties similar to feldspars in that it can be used as a flux above cone 6 in clay body and glaze formulas.
They are randomly distributed throughout the MWG, like the rapakivi feldspars, and occur in all the textural variants and as phenocrysts in the magmatic enclaves.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Feldspar and Nepheline Syenite in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Glass, Ceramics, Fillers, and Others.
R feldspar megacrysts from Monte Capanne and other related units of the province, along with their inclusions and associated late mineral phases, preserve evidence of chemical and [sup.
ATLANTA -- IMERYS North America Ceramics communicates to its Customers that it is raising prices for all ball clay, kaolin, feldspar, and mica products effective January 1, 2009.
Table 32: Canadian Feldspar, Fluorspar; Leucite; Nepheline