diatomite


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di·at·o·mite

 (dī-ăt′ə-mīt′)
n.
A fine, powdered diatomaceous earth used in industry as a filler, a filtering agent, an absorbent, a clarifier, and an insulator. Also called kieselguhr.

diatomite

(daɪˈætəˌmaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) a soft very fine-grained whitish rock consisting of the siliceous remains of diatoms deposited in the ocean or in ponds or lakes. It is used as an absorbent, filtering medium, insulator, filler, etc. See also diatomaceous earth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diatomite - a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering materialdiatomite - a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material
filter - device that removes something from whatever passes through it
earth, ground - the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
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Grabbed lands include that of Uplands Bacon Factory and the Diatomite deposits in Ndeiya.
figure By IVY NYAYIEKA Chinese construction firm Zhengwei Technique Kenya has applied for two mining licences covering over 24,000 hectares in Baringo and Taita Taveta counties.In Baringo County, the company is seeking a licence for 21288.91 hectares to mine diatomite, a mineral which is used for insulation of pipes and walls, filtration of drinking and in industrial waters as well as in the paint industry.
The product portfolio includes over 150 filtration products, including the Imerys brands of Diatomite and Perlite products.
Other energy-intensive products now made in Iceland for international export include ferrosilicon (an alloy used in steel production), diatomite (a fine rock-powder with multiple industrial purposes), silicon-based computer chips and ammonia for fertilisers.
In recent years, for the synthesis of silica based hydrophobic aerogels tetramethoxysilane (TMOS), tetraethyl orthosilicate (TEOS), polyethoxydisiloxanes, industrial water glass, fly ash, diatomite, bentonite and sodium silicate were used as a silica source [21-28].
The research relies on diatomite, which is derived from fossilized cell walls of diatoms.
Diatomite is a siliceous sedimentary rock, also called "diatomaceous earth", composed by more than 50 % of diatoms shells (Velho, 1998).
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