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  • noun mineralogy A rare oxide mineral, the naturally-occurring form of calcium hydroxide.

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  • Identification of the mineralogical components (quartz, calcite, portlandite, calcium silicates), particle size, porosity and mechanic properties are among some of the characteristics of interest to engineers and other material specialists.

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  • According to the report, the ladle furnace slag suspension's capacity to sequester emissions was 14 times higher than that of the EAF suspension, possibly due to the LF's higher content of a rare mineral called portlandite.

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  • According to the report, the ladle furnace slag suspension's capacity to sequester emissions was 14 times higher than that of the EAF suspension, possibly due to the LF's higher content of a rare mineral called portlandite.

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