Alkaline earths

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certain substances, as lime, baryta, strontia, and magnesia, possessing some of the qualities of alkalies.
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See also: Alkaline, Earth

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The ions representing carbonate hardness (secondary alkalinity) exceeds 50%, that is, the total hydro chemistry is dominated by alkaline earths and weak acids [6].
Their approach was based on the physiologically reasonable premise that the rate of reabsorption of these alkaline earths from tubular fluid in the nephrons is a direct function of their concentration in that fluid.
The periodic table is color coded by classifications, such as alkali, alkaline earths, transitions metals, metalloids, nonmetals, halogens noble gases, lanthanides and actinide, and offers 'hints' to help users name each group of elements.