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mica

[mī′kə]
an aluminum silicate mineral that occurs in thin laminated scales. Mica is used in paints, plastics, fire protection boards, pigments, and other industrial materials. It is used also as an electric insulator and lubricant.

mi·ca

(mī'kă)
A silicate mineral with almost perfect cleavage that occurs in thin laminated scales. It is used in paints and as an insulator in high-voltage equipment. Because of its heat resistance, it is used instead of glass in windows for stoves and kerosene heaters.
[L. mico, to shine]

mica

(mī′kă) [L. mica, morsel, crumb]
A mineral composed of various silicates of metals. It occurs in thin, laminated scales.
micaceous (mī-kā′shŭs), adjective

mica

a heat-resistant transparent mineral found in large glass-like sheets and used in windows of furnaces; may have a high content of fluorine but seems unlikely to affect animals.
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The Rainbow member comprises roughly equal proportions of micaceous quartzite with minor phyllite, and phyllite with minor quartzite beds or dismembered lenses.
These beds are micaceous, but are dominated by relatively clean, fine- to very fine-grained quartz sandstone and siltstone.
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TABLE 1 Soil Groups (5) Soil Group Parent material Chandler/Talledaga Hard talcose schist and mica schist Chester Micaceous schist; white quartzite present on uplands Edgemont Quartz schist, quartzitic sandstone, quartzite conglomerate, pure quartzite Glenelg/Chester Micaceous schists Hagerstown/Duffield Limestone Highfield Metabasalt with considerable quartzite Linganore Hard slaty schist or phyllite Manor/Glenelg Thin, platty schistose rock Myersville/Fauquier Metabasalt Penn/Readington/Croton Red, Triassic-age sandstone and shale
San Ildefonso and Santa Clara for polished black or red ware, and Taos and San Juan for pots made of micaceous clays.
0 (5 Y 5/2 to 7/2) micaceous calcite-cemented litharenite, parallel-laminated, trough and tabular cross-bedded, with thick beds of pebble conglomerate composed of carbonate nodules, sedimentary rock fragments, and chert.
Santa Fe controls: (i) the Summit mine and Lordsburg mill in southwestern New Mexico, which began commercial production in 2012; (ii) a substantial land position near the Lordsburg mill, comprising the core of the Lordsburg Mining District; (iii) the Mogollon gold-silver project, within trucking distance of the Lordsburg mill; (iv) the Ortiz gold property in north-central New Mexico; (v) the Black Canyon mica deposit near Phoenix, Arizona; and (vi) a deposit of micaceous iron oxide (MIO) in western Arizona.
They are also generally formulated with pigments such as aluminum flake and/or micaceous iron oxide.
paint two component high build epoxy polyamide composition with micaceous iron pigments in 20 liters pack.
The Sherwin-Williams Company has been granted a patent for a substrate coated with a multi-layer coating wherein the multi-layer coating is comprised of a zinc particle containing primer applied directly to the substrate; a second coating applied to the zinc particle containing primer layer, the second coating is comprised of a binder comprised of a polyepoxide and a polyamine; a micaceous pigment selected from the group consisting of mica and micaceous iron oxide and blends thereof; and at least one other pigment; wherein the micaceous pigment is present at a level of at least 4% PVC based on total volume solids of the second coating, and the total PVC of the second coating is at least 35%.
Make traditional Pueblo micaceous pottery, paint retablos, and learn faux furniture finishes.