Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An evaporite mineral, K2Mg2(SO4)3, used as a source of potassium sulfate for fertilizer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A saline evaporite, consisting of a mixed potassium and magnesium sulphate, with the chemical formula K2Mg2(SO4)3.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A potassium-magnesium sulphate (K2Mg2(SO4)3) occurring in colorless isometric crystals. It is found with rock-salt at various localities in Germany.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mineral consisting of potassium magnesium double sulphate; used as a fertilizer

Etymologies

After A. Langbein, 19th-century German chemist.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Intrepid also markets langbeinite, another mineral containing potassium that is a better fertilizer for some crops.

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  • Intrepid Potash Inc. produces and markets potash and langbeinite.

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  • Intrepid is the largest producer of potash in the U.S. and is dedicated to the production and marketing of potash and Trio ™, a product produced from langbeinite ore.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Potash, or potassium, is one of several key fertilizer inputs used in agriculture and langbeinite is a specialty nutrient that contains potassium, sulfur and magnesium.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Intrepid produces potash and langbeinite from its mines and production facilities in southeast New Mexico near Carlsbad, and is the largest producer of potash in the United States.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Intrepid is the largest producer of potash in the U.S. and is dedicated to the production and marketing of potash and TrioTM, a product produced from langbeinite ore.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The potassium salts like carnallite, langbeinite, polyhalite, and sylvite are found in ancient lake and sea beds.

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  • Sylvinite, sylvite and langbeinite are the most important.

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  • INTREPID POTASH, Inc. is the largest producer of potash in the U.S. and is dedicated to the production and marketing of potash and langbeinite, another mineral containing potassium.

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  • These risks and uncertainties include: changes in the price of potash or langbeinite; operational difficulties at our facilities; the ability to hire and retain qualified employees; changes in demand and/or supply for potash or langbeinite; changes in our reserve estimates; our ability to achieve the initiatives of our business strategy, including but not limited to the development of the HB Mine as a solution mine and the further development of our langbeinite recovery assets; changes in the prices of our raw materials, including but not limited to the price of natural gas and power; fluctuations in the costs of transporting our products to customers; changes in labor costs and availability of labor with mining expertise; the impact of federal, state or local government regulations, including but not limited to environmental and mining regulations, and the enforcement of such regulations; competition in the fertilizer industry; declines in U.S. or world agricultural production; declines in oil and gas drilling; changes in economic conditions; adverse weather events at our facilities; our ability to comply with covenants inherent in our current and future debt obligations to avoid defaulting under those agreements; disruptions in credit markets; governmental policy changes that may adversely affect our business and the risk factors detailed in our filings with the U.S. Securities and

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