Alkaline earths

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Related to alkaline earth elements: Transition metals
certain substances, as lime, baryta, strontia, and magnesia, possessing some of the qualities of alkalies.
See under Alkaline.

See also: Alkaline, Earth

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This is because the formation of the Al-Si eutectic is sensitive to small amounts of impurities, especially potassium, sodium and other alkaline earth elements.
In wood ash, alkaline and alkaline earth elements are primarily present as oxides, hydroxides, or carbonates, but also as chlorides [14,15].