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Synonyms for alkaline earth

any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)

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The alkali and alkaline earth metal carbonates have a positive effect on the cracking of oxygen-containing functional groups in oil shale.
This phenomenon suggests the reaction of alkaline Earth metals with silanol groups.
Seeing as only CC slag benefited from NiNP addition, it can be said that only those materials that carbonate rapidly can benefit from NiNP addition in the early phases of the reaction, since when carbonation is slow, the rate limiting step is from the very beginning the dissolution of alkaline earth metals from the mineral matrix, rather than C[O.sub.2] availability in solution (the benefit that NiNP brings).
The contents include sections on each of the elemental groups, including the main groups (or families), alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, halogens, and noble gases.
High levels of sodium ions (30 mM) appeared to have a minor activating effect on the enzyme, whereas divalent alkaline earth metals significantly activated ALP, with [Mg.sup.2+] activating the enzyme the most, followed by [Ca.sup.2+].
ABSTRACT: The purpose of study was to assess concentration of some selected heavy metals along with selected alkali and alkaline earth metals in the sample of Jabal-al-Noor Makkah.
It is the heaviest of the alkaline earth metals and is found in trace amounts of uranium ores.
During combustion, solid organic matter is decomposed and elements that form ash such as alkali metals and alkaline earth metals are released.
The alkali (Na, K) and alkaline earth metals (Mg, Ca) play critical role in basic biological processes and ate required in larger quantities and therefore are suitably recognized as macronutrients.
An understanding of the soil nutrients including alkali and alkaline earth metals is important for proper management of wetland-dominated systems, as they greatly influence the productivity (Mitsch and Gosselink 2000; Bai et al.
This suggests, says Scerri, that helium belongs on the far left of the chart with the alkaline earth metals, which also have two electrons in their outer shells.