Octahedral borax
Octahedral Oc`ta*he"dral, a. [See {Octahedron}.] Having eight faces or sides; of, pertaining to, or formed in, octahedrons; as, octahedral cleavage; an octahedral crystal. [1913 Webster]

{Octahedral borax} (Chem.), borax obtained from a saturated solution in octahedral crystals, which contain five molecules of water of crystallization; distinguished from common or {prismatic borax}.

{Octahedral iron ore} (Min.), magnetite. [1913 Webster]


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  • Octahedral — Oc ta*he dral, a. [See {Octahedron}.] Having eight faces or sides; of, pertaining to, or formed in, octahedrons; as, octahedral cleavage; an octahedral crystal. [1913 Webster] {Octahedral borax} (Chem.), borax obtained from a saturated solution… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Octahedral iron ore — Octahedral Oc ta*he dral, a. [See {Octahedron}.] Having eight faces or sides; of, pertaining to, or formed in, octahedrons; as, octahedral cleavage; an octahedral crystal. [1913 Webster] {Octahedral borax} (Chem.), borax obtained from a saturated …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prismatic borax — Prismatic Pris*mat ic, Prismatical Pris*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. prismatique.] 1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic form or cleavage. [1913 Webster] 2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism; as, prismatic colors …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prismatic — Pris*mat ic, Prismatical Pris*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. prismatique.] 1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic form or cleavage. [1913 Webster] 2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism; as, prismatic colors. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prismatic colors — Prismatic Pris*mat ic, Prismatical Pris*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. prismatique.] 1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic form or cleavage. [1913 Webster] 2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism; as, prismatic colors …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prismatic compass — Prismatic Pris*mat ic, Prismatical Pris*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. prismatique.] 1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic form or cleavage. [1913 Webster] 2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism; as, prismatic colors …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prismatic spectrum — Prismatic Pris*mat ic, Prismatical Pris*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. prismatique.] 1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic form or cleavage. [1913 Webster] 2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism; as, prismatic colors …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prismatical — Prismatic Pris*mat ic, Prismatical Pris*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. F. prismatique.] 1. Resembling, or pertaining to, a prism; as, a prismatic form or cleavage. [1913 Webster] 2. Separated or distributed by a prism; formed by a prism; as, prismatic colors …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tincalconite — is a hydrous sodium borate mineral closely related to borax, and is a secondary mineral that forms as a dehydration product of borax. Its formula is Na2B4O7·5H2O or Na2 [B4O5(OH)4] ·3H2O.Tincalconite typically occurs as a fine grained white… …   Wikipedia

  • Sodium — This article is about the chemical element. For the PlayStation Home game, see Sodium (PlayStation Home). neon ← sodium → magnesium Li ↑ Na ↓ K …   Wikipedia

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