phosphorus oxide

phosphorus oxide

[′fäs·fə·rəs ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
An oxygen compound of phosphorus; examples are phosphorus monoxide (P2O), phosphorus trioxide (P2O3), phosphorus suboxide (P4O).
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Bioactive glass contains compounds such as silicon oxide, calcium oxide and phosphorus oxide, and it looks like powdered glass.
It will add 1.5m tonnes annually of phosphorus oxide to Maaden's phosphate capacity.
The Umm Wual project would add nearly 1.5 million tonnes annually of phosphorus oxide to Maaden's planned phosphate capacity.
FMC chose to mine the Dry Valley ore body among others considered because it contains a high-quality ore reaching 27% of phosphorus oxide content (Gay Mine ran about 25% phosphorus oxide) and also because the area had all the necessary infrastructure--power, roads, telephones, and railroad service.