zirconium silicate

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Noun1.zirconium silicate - a common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent
atomic number 40, zirconium, Zr - a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
hyacinth, jacinth - a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone
jargoon, jargon - a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon
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It is an insoluble and non-absorbed sodium zirconium silicate, formulated as a powder for oral suspension.
"There is definitely a trend toward better quality in Brazil, which has helped us in sales of our premium micro-milling media like zirconium silicate," said Chatru Wadhwani, director of sales for Jyoti Ceramic, based in Suffern, NY.
Final report on the safety assessment of aluminum silicate, calcium silicate, magnesium aluminum silicate, magnesium silicate, magnesium trisilicate, sodium magnesium silicate, zirconium silicate, attapulgite, bentonite, Fuller's earth, hectorite, kaolin, lithium magnesium silicate, lithium magnesium sodium silicate, montmorillonite, pyrophyllite, and zeolite.
This media consists of a plastic carrier filled with zirconium silicate, thus combining the advantages of lightweight plastic media with the extremely high density of the abrasive filler material.
This technique takes advantage of the fact that zirconium silicate (ZrSi[O.sub.]4]) absolutely rejects lead when its crystals form.
Looking in turn at mineral materials and mineral processing, the 71 papers discuss such topics as an experimental study on using fuxin natural zeolite to prepare molecular sieves, the technological mineralogy of slag film of medium carbon steel, a mathematical model for predicting the internal parameters of a ball mill, flotation characteristics of brucite and serpentine, the reaction behavior of rare earth elements in reduction, and the ultrafine grinding processing of zirconium silicate. Only the authors are indexed.
Zirconium silicate is used as a source of Zirconium dioxide (Horak and Sharp, 2005).
This residue is largely comprised of zircon (zirconium silicate) and columbite (niobium and tantalum mineral) along with any silicate gangue minerals that have not broken down during the acid bake process.
flint pebbles, ceramic beads, high density alumina cylinders or zirconium silicate pellets that are used to grind and pulverize the dry chemical and reduce its particle size.