nesquehonite


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nesquehonite

[‚nes·kwə′hō‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
MgCo3·3H2O A colorless to white, orthorhombic mineral consisting of hydrated magnesium carbonate.
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Another important observation was that nesquehonite formation is represented through a color change during the reaction process.
8 correspond well with the nesquehonite Formation reported elsewhere.
As the treatment continued, nesquehonite formation was further reinforced and spread over a larger percentage area of each sample; the crystals grew in length and were more visible with clear boundaries.
The performance a sample 3 confirms that the short treatment time of 15 min, which enables only a limited percentage of nesquehonite formation, was sufficient to prevent blister formation on the samples and resist corrosion over the 300 min time frame.