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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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Rankin, "Composition of natural, volatile-rich Na-Ca-REE-Sr carbonatitic fluids trapped in fluid inclusions," Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol.
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.
Notably, the B-P suite is also characterized by carbonatitic magmatism, although it is very limited in volume.