Kainite
Kainite Kai"nite, n. [Gr. ? recent.] (Min.) A compound salt consisting chiefly of potassium chloride and magnesium sulphate, occurring at the Stassfurt salt mines in Prussian Saxony. [1913 Webster]

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  • KAÏNITE — De formule KMg[S4]Cl,3 H2O ou MgS4,KCl,3 H2O, la kaïnite cristallise sous forme de prismes dans le système monoclinique. Elle se présente habituellement sous forme de masses granulaires compactes. Les cristaux sont rares et, quand ils existent,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kainite — (MgSO4·KCl·3H2O) is a mineral salt that consists of potassium chloride and magnesium sulfate and is used as a fertilizer. This mineral is dull and soft, is colored white through yellow to red and is found in the Stassfurt salt mines in Saxony,… …   Wikipedia

  • kainite — [kī′nīt΄, kā′nīt΄] n. [Ger kainit < Gr kainos, new < IE base * ken , to sprout forth > L (re)cens,RECENT] a usually whitish, soft mineral, MgSO4·KCl·3H2O, used in fertilizers and as a source of potassium and magnesium …   English World dictionary

  • kainite — /kuy nuyt, kay /, n. a mineral, hydrous sulfate of magnesium and potassium chloride, occurring in granular crystalline masses, a source of potassium salts. [1865 70; < G Kainit. See CAINO , ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       a naturally occurring double …   Universalium

  • kainite — kainitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė KMg[Cl|SO₄]·3H₂O atitikmenys: angl. kainite rus. каинит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • kainite — also kainit noun Etymology: German Kainit, from Greek kainos new more at recent Date: 1868 a natural salt KMg(SO4)Cl•3H2O consisting of a hydrous sulfate and chloride of magnesium and potassium that is used as a fertilizer and as a source of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kainite — noun A saline evaporite, consisting of magnesium sulphate and potassium chloride with the chemical formula MgSO·KCl·3HO, found in German salt mines …   Wiktionary

  • kaïnite — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ka i ni t ) s. f. Produit minéral, qu on trouve dans des mines du duché d Anhalt, qui est mélangé de divers sels (sulfate de magnésie, de potasse, chlorure de magnésium, chlorure de sodium), et qu on emploie… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • kainite — ka·i·nì·te s.f. TS mineral. minerale raro costituito da solfato di potassio e magnesio, che cristallizza nel sistema monoclino, utilizzato nella produzione industriale dei sali di potassio {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1884. ETIMO: der. del gr. kainós …   Dizionario italiano

  • kainite — {{hw}}{{kainite}}{{/hw}}s. f. Minerale usato come fertilizzante …   Enciclopedia di italiano

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