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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Petalite is used to make high strength glass and as a high purity feed to make battery-grade lithium hydroxide or carbonate.
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).
Stories circulated about spas and hot springs where the lithiated water had a calming effect on the clientele, or about some ancient cultures where such lithium-based minerals as spodumene or petalite would leach into the groundwater, making the townsfolk easygoing (were these, I wondered, the same ancient townsfolk who would be routinely pillaged by invading armies--hosts hopped up on alcohol, or opium, or ergot, or some other powerfully un-lithium-filled drug).
Punters railed at officials when both the non-starting Petalite and reluctant Stormy Voyage were deemed to have run by starter Brian Reilly, making all bets on them losers.
2.20 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.
Certain hard rock lithium projects are understood to contain multiple lithium-bearing minerals (petalite, lepidolite, zinnwaldite, etc.
Their previous exploration work focused on recovering petalite, the main mineral in their resource, but the high-purity deposit could produce a wider array of lithium-based products serving multiple markets.
Petalite raised around PS38,000 on the US crowdfunding website Indiegogo earlier this year and in 2014 received PS9,500 from Climate KIC Low Carbon Accelerator programme at Innovation Birmingham Campus where it is based.