barite

barium sulfate; a mineral frequently used to increase the weight or density of drilling mud. Its relative density is 4.2 (or 4.2 times denser than water). See barium sulfate, mud.

Barite

• (n.) Native sulphate of barium, a mineral occurring in transparent, colorless, white to yellow crystals (generally tabular), also in granular form, and in compact massive forms resembling marble. It has a high specific gravity, and hence is often called heavy spar. It is a common mineral in metallic veins.
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barite

<chemical> Native sulphate of barium, a mineral occurring in transparent, colourless, white to yellow crystals (generally tabular), also in granular form, and in compact massive forms resembling marble. It has a high specific gravity, and hence is often called heavy spar. It is a common mineral in metallic veins. ... Source: Websters Dictiona...
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Barite

Ba'rite noun (Min.) Native sulphate of barium, a mineral occurring in transparent, colorless, white to yellow crystals (generally tabular), also in granular form, and in compact massive forms resembling marble. It has a high specific gravity, and hence is often called heavy spar . It is a co...
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barite

barite (bâr'īt) , barytes (burī'tēz) [New Lat., from barium], or heavy spar,a white, yellow, blue, red, or colorless mineral. It is a sulfate of barium, BaSO4, found in nature as tabular crystals or in granular or massive form and has a high specific gravity. The miner...
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Barite

Barite or baryte is major ore of barium. It has a high specific gravity for a light coloured mineral and is a common gangue mineral in hydrothermal veins or as a replacement mineral in veins of limestone and dolomite. It is associated with lead, silver and antimony sulphides. It has the formulae BaSO4 and a relative hardness of 3. It was the first ...
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Barite

Barium sulfate
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barite

the most common barium mineral, barium sulfate (BaSO4). Barite occurs in hydrothermal ore veins (particularly those containing lead and silver), in ... [3 related articles]
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