Colemanite Cole"man*ite, n. [From W.T. Coleman of San Francisco.] (Min.) A hydrous borate of lime occurring in transparent colorless or white crystals, also massive, in Southern California. [1913 Webster]

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  • Colemanite — Colémanite Colémanite Catégorie VI : borates Colémanite …   Wikipédia en Français

  • colemanite — ☆ colemanite [kōl′mən īt΄ ] n. [after W. T. Coleman (1824 93), U.S. manufacturer of borax] a white or colorless, monoclinic mineral, Ca2B6O11·5H2O, that is an ore of boron; hydrous calcium borate …   English World dictionary

  • Colemanite — For the community in California formerly named Colemanite, see Ryan, California. Colemanite General Category Inoborates …   Wikipedia

  • colemanite — /kohl meuh nuyt /, n. a mineral, hydrous calcium borate, Ca2B6O11·5H2O, occurring in colorless or milky white crystals. [named in 1884 after W. T. Coleman of San Francisco, in whose mine it was found; see ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral  borate mineral,… …   Universalium

  • colemanite — kolemanitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Ca[B₃O₄(OH)₃]·H₂O atitikmenys: angl. colemanite rus. колеманит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • colemanite — noun Etymology: William T. Coleman died 1893 American businessman and mine owner Date: 1884 a colorless or white mineral consisting of a hydrous calcium borate occurring in monoclinic crystals …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • colemanite — noun A white, grey or colorless mineral form of calcium borate; a principal source of boron …   Wiktionary

  • colemanite — cole·man·ite …   English syllables

  • colemanite — cole•man•ite [[t]ˈkoʊl məˌnaɪt[/t]] n. mir a mineral, hydrous calcium borate, Ca2B6O11∙5H2O, occurring in colorless or milky white crystals • Etymology: 1884; after W. T. Coleman of San Francisco, in whose mine it was found …   From formal English to slang

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