alkaline earth

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alkaline earth

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1. (Elements & Compounds) Also called: alkaline earth metal or alkaline earth element any of the divalent electropositive metals beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium, and radium, belonging to group 2A of the periodic table
2. (Elements & Compounds) an oxide of one of the alkaline earth metals

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any of the oxides of barium, radium, strontium, calcium, and, sometimes, magnesium.
[1810–20]
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Noun1.alkaline earth - any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)alkaline earth - any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
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The commonly used catalysts in the pyrolysis of oil shale mainly include alkali, alkaline earth metals and transition metal species as well as their compounds [14].
And after systematically going through the periodic table, they were left with alkali and alkaline Earth metals, including sodium and calcium carbonate.
When Smartex which was launched at Wetex 15 in Dubai, is able to smartly extract families of ions in line with Mendeleev classification columns, such as Alkali metals (cations+) or Alkaline earth metals (cations++), Selectex takes the technology one step further, said the company in a statement.
Another characteristic feature is that the changes in the levels of the alkaline earth metals can be correlated with the Ksp of their carbonates (De Visscher et al.
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