Definition of Selenite. Meaning of Selenite. Synonyms of Selenite

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Definition of Selenite

Selenite
Selenite Sel"e*nite, n. (Chem.) A salt of selenious acid.
Selenite
Selenite Sel"e*nite, n. [L. selenites, Gr. ???? (sc. ???), from ??? the moon. So called from a fancied resemblance in luster or appearance to the moon.] (Min.) A variety of gypsum, occuring in transparent crystals or crystalline masses.

Meaning of Selenite from wikipedia

- Selenite, satin spar, desert rose, gypsum flower are crystal habit varieties of the mineral gypsum. All varieties of gypsum, including selenite and alabaster...
- Selenite may refer to: A selenium-containing anion or ionic compound with the SeO32− anion: Selenite (ion), anion is a selenium oxoanion with the chemical...
- Sodium selenite is the inorganic compound with the formula Na2SeO3. This salt is a colourless solid. The pentahydrate Na2SeO3(H2O)5 is the most common...
- The selenite anion is a selenium oxyanion with the chemical formula SeO2− 3. A selenite (compound) is a compound that contains this ion. In slightly acid...
- Selenite broth is used as a selective medium for the isolation of Salmonella species. Selenite broth was originated by Leifson, while observing good recovery...
- The desert rose may also be known by the names: sand rose, rose rock, selenite rose, gypsum rose and baryte (barite) rose. Rose rocks are found in Cyprus...
- Medieval England. Gypsum also crystallizes as translucent crystals of selenite. It forms as an evaporite mineral and as a hydration product of anhydrite...
- The Selenite Range is a mountain range in western Pershing County, Nevada. The range is a north–south trending feature approximately 27 miles (43 km) long...
- The Secret of the Selenites (French: Le secret des sélénites) is a 1984 French animated comedy film directed by Jean Image, his last film before he died...
- Silver selenite is an inorganic compound of formula Ag2SeO3. Silver selenite is formed during the recovery of selenium from copper anode slimes when they...
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