Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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

[After A. Langbein, 19th-century German chemist.]

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 TrioTM, a product produced from langbeinite ore.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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 TrioTM, a product produced from langbeinite ore.

    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 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.

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

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