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Synonyms for mica

any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves

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Mica's parents, Lolita and Lawrence, from Bassaleg near Newport, have been showering their daughter with messages of support online.
The micronized mica minerals have specific applications such as condensers, insulators, plastic fillers, pearlescent pigments, coatings, polymers, equipment, and devices used in aeronautical industry [3].
In the case of true micas these interlayer cations are usually univalent, whereas in brittle micas they are divalent.
Eagle mica products used in all thermoplastic and thermoset resin systems as reinforcing fillers.
Na-4-mica has much the same composition as natural mica, containing aluminum, silicon, and magnesium.
Functional pigments, chemicals and fillers including zinc, calcium and magnesium metal stearates (USE FDA and Kosher), precipitated barium sulfate, barium sulfate, hydrated alumina, zinc sulfide, magnesium oxide, zinc oxide uv and hydroxide, calcium carbonate and sulfate, clay, mica, polymer talc and bentonite.
The objective of the present work has been to encapsulate mica particles with PANI shells, i.e., to produce conductive PANI/mica particles.
Mica products include Micaflex R and M used in all thermoplastic and thermoset resin systems as reinforcing fillers.
Offers a full line of fillers for all types of plastics, including micas and clays.
Cornell says Dow has also found mica to be a viable candidate for automotive RRIM because its platy particles are not subject to linear orientation like wollastonite's acicular (needlelike) particles.
Offers a line of carbon blacks, silicas, clays, calcium carbonates, micas, wollastonite, and bituminous coal.
Akrochem products include calcium carbonates, kaolin clays, alumina tri-hydrates, wood and fiber flocks, wood flours, micas, magnesium carbonates.
There are many types of philosilicates: kaolinite, montmorillonite, hectorite, saponite, synthetic mica, etc.