Strontian \Stron"ti*an\, n. (Min.) Strontia. [1913 Webster]

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  • Strontian — is the main village in Sunart, an area in western Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, on the A861 road. It lies on the north shore of Loch Sunart, close to the head of the loch. In the hills to the north of Strontian was discovered the mineral… …   Wikipedia

  • Strontian —    STRONTIAN, a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of Ardnamurchan, district and county of Argyll, 23½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Fort William; containing 982 inhabitants. This place, which is situated on the northern shore of Loch Sunart, derived… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • strontian — [strän′shən, strän′shē ən] n. [after Strontian, Scotland, in whose lead mines it was first found] strontium, esp. in the form of a compound …   English World dictionary

  • Strontian — Strontian, Dorf im District Morvern der schottischen Grafschaft Argyle; Blei u. Strontiangruben …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Strontĭan — Strontĭan, 1) (Strontianerde), s.u. Strontium A) a); 2) schwefelsaurer S., so v.w. Cölestin …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Strontian — (Strontianerde), s.v.w. Strontiumoxyd (s.d.) …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • strontian — /stron shee euhn, sheuhn/, n. 1. strontianite. 2. strontia. 3. strontium. [1780 90; short for Strontian earth mineral first found in Strontian parish, Argyllshire, Scotland] * * * …   Universalium

  • strontian — ən noun ( s) Etymology: from Strontian, village in Argyllshire, Scotland, where it was discovered : strontium …   Useful english dictionary

  • strontian — adjective Describing minerals containing strontium …   Wiktionary

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