petalite


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petalite

[′ped·əl‚īt]
(mineralogy)
LiAlSi4O10 A white, gray, or colorless monoclinic mineral composed of silicate of lithium and aluminum, occurring in foliated masses or as crystals.
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The petalite concentrate would be trucked to a proposed processing plant at a yet-to-be-named site near Kenora.
The Petalite battery enables smartphone owners to prevent their devices from going flat, prolonging battery life and extending overall lifetime.
Combined with their new Power Dock technology, the Petalite Flux can either be charged normally via USB or in just 15 minutes with ten amps of power when using the Power Dock.
The Petalite Flux battery, was developed by Leigh Purnell, a graduate from Aston University.
Vector Capital and Petalite are being advised by Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ).
20 Southwell: This appears to be between SOLDIER POINT and Petalite, both of whom have been competing in handicaps although neither of the pair will carry any of my cash.
This means that the emphasis will switch from mineral concentrates (spodumene and, to a lesser extent, petalite, lepidolite, amblygonite, and montebrasite and its chemical derivatives) to brines yielding mainly lithium carbonate.
In Australia a major producer of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic, ACI Petalite, sought guidance from the ACF when developing its new multilayer PET plastic.
The UIZ represents the lithium zone within the pegmatite and is dominated by "SQUI", a term used to describe an oriented spodumene + quartz intergrowth after primary petalite, with lesser grey K-feldspar and primary white spodumene in quartz.
The formulation of a low thermal expansion clay body and base glaze will require that both the clay body and glaze be low in silica and high in low thermal expansion material, such as Lithium, which is found in spodumene and petalite.
During the 2000s this mine (sometimes incorrectly referred to as the "Khat Che" or "Khat Chay" mine) has given the world superb and distinctive crystals of phenakite, petalite and hambergite; white to colorless though they are, these species from the Paleini mine can be quite beautiful.