empirical formula

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a chemical formula showing the ratio of elements in a compound rather than the total number of atoms

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We wish to thank Gemological Institute of America Laboratory--Bangkok for providing emeralds and their LA-ICP-MS chemical composition data used in this study.
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We shall never be able to study, by any method, their [stars'] chemical composition or their mineralogical structure," he wrote in Cours de Philosophie Positive.
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