Definition of sylvite in English:
A colourless or white mineral consisting of potassium chloride, occurring typically as cubic crystals.
- Potassium salts, such as sylvite (potassium chloride) are used to produce fertilizers for the agricultural industry, while boron salts, especially borax, are a basic resource for the glass industry.
- In association with our work with the American Chemical Society, we have developed a field procedure for distinguishing halite from sylvite.
- The most common minerals of chlorine are halite, or rock salt, sylvite, and carnallite.
Definition of sylvite in:
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