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  1. [mineralogy] potassium sulfate


Arcanite is a potassium sulfate mineral with formula: K₂SO₄.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences ... (1874)

by Henry Watts

Arcanite). Aphtonite .

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

arcanite K2SO4, derived from this mineral's alchemistic name arcanum duplicatum (New Latin: double arcanum), from arcanus (Latin: ...

Google previewDictionary Of Chemistary

by Taniya Sachdeva

Also called arcanite, this colourless, non-flammable, watersoluble, crystalline salt is used in making glass, fertilizers, etc. Potassium sulphide [K2S] Another name for potassium sulphuret, it is an inorganic ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Names of Minerals Including Their History and Etymology (1896)

by Albert Huntington Chester

Altemontite Altaite Anagenite Ankerite Antimonite Arcanite Argentite Arse n ite Bastite Berth ierite Bieberite Boruite Botryogen Braunite Breithauptite Breunnerite Bromite Cerussite Chromite Coccinite Cuprite ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Pyrotechnics (2012)

(and Related Subjects) by K.L. Kosanke, Barry T. Sturman, Robert M. Winokur, B.J. Kosanke

– {CAS 7778-80-5} – (Also sulfate of potash; the mineral arcanite) Potassium sulfate is one of the reaction products of the burning of Black Powder and Black Powderbased pyrotechnic compositions.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1879)

by William Rossiter

Arcanite, (ar'ka-nit). [L. arcanus, hidden.] A colourless variety of sul- Arc. phate of potash. Arch, (artsh). [Arc, the French word.] Any structure concave below, supported at the lower extremities, usually supporting a weight, and bridging over a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (1868)

needle-shaped crystals, or as a crust, on many of the Vesuvian lavas, and is designated mineralogieally as Glaserite, Arcanite, Aphiftitalile, Aphthalose, or Vesuvian salt. It exists more abundantly, however, in solution in sea-water and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Arcanite. A Mineralogical synonym for Glaserite [which see]. Arcanum (Lat: a secret). A term often applied to Chemical and Medical preparations by the old philosophers. Thus they called red oxide of mercury, obtained by the action of nitric ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1889)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

ARcANiTE, mineral, xvi.

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Including a Very Copious Selection of Scientific Terms ... The Pronunciation Carefully Revised by P.H. Phelp (1890)

by James Stormonth

things secret, as if locked up; arcanite, n.dir%d-att, a mineral, a colourless or white sulphate of potash, occurring mostly in crusts in lavas. arch, n. drch (L. arcus, a bow), the circular ' of any ...

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