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Meaning of "epsomite" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EPSOMITE

epsomite  [ˈɛpsəmˌaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EPSOMITE

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determiner
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Epsomite is a noun.
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WHAT DOES EPSOMITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

epsomite

Epsomite

Epsomite is a hydrous magnesium sulfate mineral with formula MgSO4·7H2O. Epsomite crystallizes in the orthorhombic system as rarely found acicular or fibrous crystals, the normal form is as massive encrustations. It is colorless to white with tints of yellow, green and pink. The Mohs hardness is 2 to 2.5 and it has a low specific gravity of 1.67. Epsomite is the same as the household chemical, Epsom salt, and is readily soluble in water. It absorbs water from the air and converts to hexahydrate with the loss of one water molecule and a switch to monoclinic structure.

Definition of epsomite in the English dictionary

The definition of epsomite in the dictionary is a sulphate of magnesium.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EPSOMITE


baddeleyite
ˈbædlɪˌaɪt
crocoite
ˈkrəʊkəʊˌaɪt
dichroite
ˈdaɪkrəʊˌaɪt
galleryite
ˈɡælərɪˌaɪt
gunite
ˈɡʌnˌaɪt
Karaite
ˈkɛərəˌaɪt
Leavisite
ˈliːvɪsˌaɪt
Leninite
ˈlenɪnˌaɪt
Michiganite
ˈmɪʃɪɡənˌaɪt
Midianite
ˈmɪdɪənˌaɪt
Puseyite
ˈpjuːzɪˌaɪt
ruralite
ˈrʊərəlˌaɪt
tephroite
ˈtefrəʊˌaɪt
tholeiite
ˈθəʊlɪˌaɪt
tinguaite
ˈtɪŋɡwəˌaɪt
uintaite
jʊˈɪntəˌaɪt
Wisconsinite
wɪsˈkɒnsɪnˌaɪt
Wyomingite
waɪˈəʊmɪŋˌaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EPSOMITE

epris
EPROM
eprouvette
eps
epsilon
epsilonic
Epsom
Epsom salts
Epstein
Epstein-Barr virus
epuise
epulary
epulation
epulis
epulotic
epurate
epuration
epyllia
epyllion

WORDS THAT END LIKE EPSOMITE

a mite
anti-Semite
calamite
chromite
diatomite
dolomite
dynamite
Edomite
fomite
kumite
marmite
mite
samite
schorlomite
smite
sodomite
somite
spider mite
stalagmite
termite

Synonyms and antonyms of epsomite in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «epsomite» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

泻利盐
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

epsomite
570 millions of speakers

English

epsomite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

epsomite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

epsomite
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эпсомита
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

epsomite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

epsomite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

epsomite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Epsomit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Epsomit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

瀉痢塩
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에프 소 마이트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Epsomite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

epsomite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

epsomite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इप्सोमाईट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Epsomit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

epsomite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

epsomite
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

епсоміту
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

epsomite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

epsomite
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

epsomite
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

epsomit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

epsomitt
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EPSOMITE»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EPSOMITE» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EPSOMITE»

Discover the use of epsomite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to epsomite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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United States Geological Survey Professional Paper
Goslarite and epsomite. — ZnS04+ 71I,0; MgSO,+ 7HeO. These occur as white, long, and delicate capillary efflorescences on the walls of tunnels, and soon disintegrate to a powder in the air. There are evidently several isomor phous mixtures ...
2
Data of geochemistry
15-10; J Transition point Mirabilite+ sylvite — ▻aphthitalite+ NaCl+ (picromerite) Mirabilite + picromerite^ — ▻aphthitalite + epsomite + (NaCl) Mirabilite-|- epsomite — ▻blodite+ (NaCl, picromerite) Mirabilite 4- picromerite — ▻blodite+  ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), Michael Fleischer, 1962
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Marine Evaporites
16-16)1 Transition point n2o Mirabilite-)- sylvite — >aphthitalite-)- NaCl + ( picromerite) Mirabilite -j- picromerite — ▻aphthitalite + epsomite+ (NaCl) Mirabilite + epsomite — >blodite + (NaCl, picromerite) Mirabilite -j- picromerite — >blodite+ ...
Frederick H. Stewart, 1963
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Archaeomineralogy
Epsomite, also called Epsom salt, forms in a wide variety of surficial or near- surface geologic environments. It is readily soluble. Occurrences at Epsom, Surrey, England, and at Sedlitz and Saidschitz in Germany have long been known.
George Rapp, 2009
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Limnogeology in Spain: a tribute to Kerry R. Kelts
Also, some crystals of epsomite can be distinguished. Epsomite has been identified in all the sampled series, except for the saline mud flat, where starkeyite, which is probably a product of the dehydration of epsomite, appears. Its abundance ...
Blas L. Valero-Garcés, 2003
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Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-day Challenges ...
Fig. 5. ESEM photomicrographs of sulphates grown within biocalcarenite slabs. Epsomite formed in (a) the absence and (b) the presence of 0.1 M borax. Note the shapeless (wax-like) morphology of epsomite aggregates in the control and the ...
Bernard J. Smith, 2010
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Pigment Compendium
Epsomite It commonly occurs as hard green or yellow-green vitreous prismatic crystals with striated surfaces, although aggregates, fibrous and granular forms are also found. Iron-free epidote is known as zoisite, while the manganese- bearing ...
Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, 2008
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Heritage, Weathering and Conservation, Two Volume Set: ...
The salts detected are summarized in Fig. 5. In winter thenardite and small amounts of gypsum, darap- skite and syngenite were observed around the bottom and middle of the first-floor wall. Epsomite and kon- yaite were observed on the ...
Rafael Fort, Monica Alvarez de Buergo, Miguel Gomez-Heras, 2006
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Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments
Epsomite It commonly occurs as hard green or yellow-green vitreous prismatic crystals with striated surfaces, although aggregates, fibrous and granular forms are also found. Iron-free epidote is known as zoisite, while the manganese- bearing ...
Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, 2007
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Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary and Optical Microscopy of ...
Epsomite It commonly occurs as hard green or yellow-green vitreous prismatic crystals with striated surfaces, although aggregates, fibrous and granular forms are also found. Iron-free epidote is known as zoisite, while the manganese- bearing ...
Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EPSOMITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term epsomite is used in the context of the following news items.
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FROM MY GARDEN: Epsom salt isn't just a cure for aches and pains
... the springs in Epsom, England, Epsom salt is no longer mined there, and what we find today is usually derived from the mineral epsomite. «San Diego Community Newspaper Group, May 15»
2
Outstanding headteacher chosen to help other schools
Comments (2). Please login to enable comment sorting. Outstanding Ewell headteacher chosen to help other schools. Epsomite says... 11:25am Thu 15 May 14. «Your Local Guardian, May 14»
3
Icy Crust of Jupiter's Europa --Does It Reveal the Existence of a …
... depending of the fluid's evolution: water ice, clathrates of carbon dioxide and very hydrated magnesium sulfates (epsomite, meridianiite). «The Daily Galaxy, Mar 14»
4
The Plumes of Europa
... Mike Brown and Kevin Hand that used the Keck Observatory to detect magnesium sulphates (potentially epsomite) on Europa's trailing side. «The Planetary Society, Dec 13»
5
Here's Your Chance To Help Blend Earth And Mars Rocks
Dr. Ron Peterson found that solution of epsomite (aka Epsom Salts) will crystallize after several days of sub-zero temperatures. If the crystals ... «Universe Today, Oct 13»
6
There's Salt Water On The Surface Of Europa, Which Could Be …
... the Keck II Telescope on Mauna Kea and noticed a signal that looked like a form of magnesium sulfate, called epsomite. Then, in Hand's lab, ... «Popular Science, Mar 13»
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Europa's Oceans Might Taste Like Earth's Oceans
They noticed a never-before-seen spectrum that matched a magnesium sulfate salt called epsomite. But the magnesium sulfate compound was ... «Wired, Mar 13»
8
Mars Exploration Rover Update: Opportunity Quietly Completes 9 …
... these polyhydrated sulfates like epsomite [a hydrous magnesium sulfate mineral] and the monohydrated sulfate like the mineral like kieserite, ... «The Planetary Society, Feb 13»
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Turkmenistan: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources
Some of the non-fuel minerals produced in the country are bischofite, sodium sulfate, bentonite, epsomite, bromine and iodine. «Azomining, Oct 12»
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Sirius Minerals to develop £3.6bn potash mine in North Yorkshire
The studies showed the mine, between Whitby and Scarborough, might also produce gypsum and epsomite as well as holding the world's ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Epsomite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/epsomite>. Jan 2021 ».
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