Nitratine
Nitratine Ni"tra*tine, n. (Min.) A mineral occurring in transparent crystals, usually of a white, sometimes of a reddish gray, or lemon-yellow, color; native sodium nitrate. It is used in making nitric acid and for manure. Called also {soda niter}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nitratine — or nitratite, also known as cubic niter (UK: nitre), soda niter or Chile saltpeter (UK: saltpetre), is a mineral, the naturally occurring form of sodium nitrate, NaNO3. Nitratine crystallizes in the trigonal system, but rarely occurs as well… …   Wikipedia

  • nitratine — /nuy treuh teen , tin/, n. Mineral. See soda niter. [1840 50; NITRATE + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitratine — ni·tra·tine …   English syllables

  • nitratine — ˈnī.trəˌtēn, tə̇n noun ( s) : native sodium nitrate : caliche 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • soda niter — Nitratine Ni tra*tine, n. (Min.) A mineral occurring in transparent crystals, usually of a white, sometimes of a reddish gray, or lemon yellow, color; native sodium nitrate. It is used in making nitric acid and for manure. Called also {soda… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • List of minerals N-R (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • alkali waste — Soda So da, n. [It., soda, in OIt., ashes used in making glass, fr. L. solida, fem. of solidus solid; solida having probably been a name of glasswort. See {Solid}.] 1. (Chem.) (a) Sodium oxide or hydroxide. (b) Popularly, sodium carbonate or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baking soda — Soda So da, n. [It., soda, in OIt., ashes used in making glass, fr. L. solida, fem. of solidus solid; solida having probably been a name of glasswort. See {Solid}.] 1. (Chem.) (a) Sodium oxide or hydroxide. (b) Popularly, sodium carbonate or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caustic soda — Soda So da, n. [It., soda, in OIt., ashes used in making glass, fr. L. solida, fem. of solidus solid; solida having probably been a name of glasswort. See {Solid}.] 1. (Chem.) (a) Sodium oxide or hydroxide. (b) Popularly, sodium carbonate or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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