Carbonite

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Car´bon`ite


n.1.An explosive consisting essentially of nitroglycerin, wood meal, and some nitrate, as that of sodium.
2.An explosive composed of nitrobenzene, saltpeter, sulphur, and kieselguhr.
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The Napak deposits comprise predominantly sub-aerial volcanic ashes of carbonatitic and nephelinitic composition and palaeosols derived from these ashes.
Such diamonds from the Collier 4 kimberlite are believed to have crystallized from carbonatitic melts derived from the recycling of oceanic lithosphere.