end member

end member

[′end ‚mem·bər]
(mineralogy)
One of the two or more pure chemical compounds that enters into solid solution with other pure chemical compounds to make up a series of minerals of similar crystal structure (that is, an isomorphous, solid-solution series).
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The West End member will now participate in the final at the pro-am of the Bridgestone Challenge at Luton Hoo in Bedfordshire on Wednesday, September 6.
EU policy stresses the need to end Member States energy isolation, and calls for a well-connected pan-European electricity and gas network as precondition for a genuinely functioning EU Internal Energy Market.
We can apply the SAM end member spectra used that can come from ASCII files, spectral libraries, or can be extracted directly from images (as ROI average spectra).
Save the Bridge End member Ernest Dobson said: "We are very excited about the possibilities for the future.
Plant sterols occur naturally in various plant foods and there is good evidence from clinical trials that they are effective in lowering blood cholesterol if consumed as pert of a healthy balanced diet," says Claire Williamson, a registered nutritionist end member of the Nutrition Society.
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A fourth end member, such as rifting, could be added, and "plume" was suggested to describe one possible non-subduction-related process.
It may involve using pure elements, or end member oxides as standards to determine the composition of a sample similar to the unk nown.
Tantalite is the more tantalum rich end member of the series.
By comparison, the number of complex linkages in the three flow maps for the lowest end member were 0, 8 and 2 and for the highest end member, 7, 8 and 29.
Upon changing the composition, the bandgap and the optical properties can be tailored from these of one end member to the other.