Pollucite
Pollucite Pol"lu*cite, n. [See {Pollux}, and 4th {Castor}.] (Min.) A colorless transparent mineral, resembling quartz, occurring with castor or castorite on the island of Elba. It is a silicate of alumina and c[ae]sia. Called also {pollux}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pollucite — is a zeolite mineral with the formula (Cs,Na)2Al2Si4O12·2H2O with iron, calcium, rubidium and potassium as common substituting elements. It is important as a significant ore of caesium and sometimes rubidium. It forms a solid solution series with …   Wikipedia

  • Pollucite — La pollucite est un minéral de type zéolite de formule chimique (Cs,Na)2Al2Si4O12·2H2O. Elle contient également fréquemment du fer, du calcium, du rubidium ou du potassium. Ce composé est important en tant que minerai de césium et parfois de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pollucite — polucitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė (Cs,Na)[AlSi₂O₆]·nH₂O atitikmenys: angl. pollucite rus. поллуцит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pollucite — noun A colorless transparent mineral of the zeolite family consisting of hydrous cesium aluminum silicate and occurring massive or crystallizing in cubes …   Wiktionary

  • pollucite — pol·lu·cite …   English syllables

  • pollucite — noun a rare mineral that is an important source of cesium • Hypernyms: ↑mineral • Substance Meronyms: ↑cesium, ↑caesium, ↑Cs, ↑atomic number 55, ↑rubidium, ↑Rb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pollux — Pollucite Pol lu*cite, n. [See {Pollux}, and 4th {Castor}.] (Min.) A colorless transparent mineral, resembling quartz, occurring with castor or castorite on the island of Elba. It is a silicate of alumina and c[ae]sia. Called also {pollux}. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caesium — xenon ← caesium → barium Rb ↑ Cs ↓ Fr …   Wikipedia

  • Rubidium — krypton ← rubidium → strontium K ↑ Rb ↓ …   Wikipedia

  • Alkali metal — Group → 1 ↓ Period 2 3 Li 3 …   Wikipedia

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