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 (yo͞o′lĭk-sīt′, yo͞o-lĕk′-)
A white mineral, NaCaB5O9·8H2O, that forms rounded masses of very fine needle-shaped crystals.

[After Georg Ludwig Ulex (1811-1883), German chemist.]


(Minerals) a white or transparent borate mineral, NaCaB5O6(OH)6·5H2O


(yuˈlɛk saɪt)

a whitish mineral, hydrous sodium calcium borate, NaCaB5O9∙8H2O, occurring in arid regions as rounded masses of radiating crystal needles.
[1865–70; after George Latin. Ulex, German chemist]
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It occurs in ulexite crystals; also known as 'television rock'.
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2005) como estadistica estocastica para analizar concentraciones de ulexite en una mina de sal, a tajo abierto, en Bolivia.
2001) conducted a grlass house experiment on alfalfa to evaluate the effectiveness of four B fertilizers; Granubor, Hydroboracite, Ulexite and Colemanite.
Kunkul, Dissolution kinetics of ulexite in perchloric acid solutions, Int.
The refinery produces a variety of boron chemical products, including boric acid, borax decahydrate, borax pentahydrate, anhydrous borax, and boroglas from concentrates and ulexite minerals.
Within commercial products and the most important minerals that contain boron are the borax pentahydrate, sodium perborate, boric acid, colemanite and ulexite.
Commonly existing boron minerals in Turkey are tincal, colemanite and ulexite.