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  • n. Plural form of sesquioxide.

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  • Both kaolinite and sesquioxides have little ability to store nutrients in the soil and their presence indicates a need to improve the soil by adding organic matter.

    5. How plants live and grow

  • Montmorillonite and vermicullite are the clays with the highest CEC, illite has less, and kaolinite and sesquioxides have a very low CEC.

    5. How plants live and grow

  • The latter are defined in a number of ways, but the following definition is often accepted: The ratio of silica to sesquioxides (that is iron and aluminium oxides) must be less than 1.33 for the material to be a laterite.

    Chapter 5

  • The sesquioxides dissolve in ammonia without escape of nitrogen, and are usually anhydrous.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 441, June 14, 1884.

  • It was extracted from ruddle (red ochre) and limonite (brown ochre or hydrous oxide of iron): both are sesquioxides (Fe2O3) which become dark when heated and change to magnetic oxide (Fe3O4).

    The Land of Midian — Volume 1

  • Ross, the learned author of "Pyrology, or Fire Chemistry," [EN#24] it is iserine or magnetic ilmenite, titaniferous iron-sand, containing eighty-eight per cent. of iron (oxides and sesquioxides), with eleven per cent. of titanic acid.

    The Land of Midian — Volume 1

  • (brown ochre or hydrous oxide of iron): both are sesquioxides

    The Land of Midian

  • (oxides and sesquioxides), with eleven per cent. of titanic acid.

    The Land of Midian

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