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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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The study Sericite mica (CAS 1332-58-7) Market Research Report 2012 presents an overview of the Sericite mica market globally and regionally by contemplating and analyzing its parameters.
The pair also flew over to South Korea to surprise Mica - and have been loving it so far.
Medical imaging company Arterys Inc announced on Friday the availability of its Arterys MICA platform at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America annual meeting (RSNA) from 26-30 November 2017 in Chicago.
Mica is closing on her PS30,000 target to pay for next season's World Cup campaign after launching an online funding campaign in the wake of the decision by the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation last week.
According to a press release issued here on Thursday, role of Dutch companies and main manufacturers of the mica mining area of Jharkhand comprises an estimated 300 remote villages that are involved in child labour in Jharkhand/Bihar for mica mining and processing, a serious concern for those raising voice against child labour.
And Mica, 47, didn't let being full of cold prevent her from continuing the party.
Although the original plan envisioned six generating units for the Mica Generating Station, situated 145km north of Revelstoke, there was establishment of only four units at the time of its commissioning in the year 1977.
The most widely used pigments of this type consist of mica platelets coated with titanium dioxide and iron oxide, which result in white- and red-colored effects, respectively.
There's a choice of four exterior colours - Brilliant Black, Copper Red Mica, Meteor Grey Mica and Stormy Blue Mica - plus Venture Edition badges.
Por ultimo, trajinar designa a la accion de aquellos que, como dona Mica, tienen que moverse de un lado a otro cuando andan trabajando.
11-13) Generally speaking, the substrate-based pearlescent pigments are synthesized by coating transparent mica flakes with high refractive index materials such as metal oxides.
The new Mica-Flex systems utilize Dur-A-Flex's proven epoxy and methyl methacrylate (MMA) resins in combination with the unique look of natural mica flakes.
Perth, Australia, Jan 19, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX:GXY) advises that it has exported a 10 tonne trial shipment of mica from its Mt Cattlin operation in Western Australia under a purchase agreement with an overseas international industrial minerals group that specialises in mica-based products.
The MBDA VL Mica (vertical launch variant) missile was launched on 13 April at the French DGA-Essais missiles text centre in Biscarossa in a scenario involving the protection of a sensitive zone against weapons launched from a secure distance.