Dopplerite Dop"pler*ite, n. [Named after the physicist and mathematician Christian Doppler.] (Min.) A brownish black native hydrocarbon occurring in elastic or jellylike masses. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dopplerite — is a naturally occurring organic substance found in amorphous, elastic or jelly like masses, of brownish black color, in peat beds in Styria and in Switzerland. It is tasteless, insoluble in alcohol and ether, and is described by James Dwight… …   Wikipedia

  • dopplerite — dopp·ler·ite …   English syllables

  • dopplerite — ˈdäpləˌrīt noun ( s) Etymology: German dopplerit, from C.J.Doppler + German it ite : a brownish black elastic acid substance occurring in peat beds that is composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and possibly calcium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gytta — is formed from the partial decay of peat. It is black and has a gel like consistency. Humic acid (see is formed by anaerobic bacteria in the first 0.5 meter of the peat column. The humic acid slowly drains to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Biotic material — or biological derived material is any natural material that is originated from living organisms. Most such materials contain carbon and are capable of decay. Examples of biotic materials are wood, linoleum, straw, humus, manure, bark, crude oil,… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Doppler — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Doppler. Christian Doppler Naissance 29 novembre  …   Wikipédia en Français

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