alkaline earth

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alkaline earth

Any of the oxides of the alkaline earth metals calcium, strontium, magnesium, and barium.
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6 Determination of Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals by Flame Photometer: The amount of alkali and alkaline earth metals (Li+, K+, Na+, Ca+2, Ba+2) in the sample extract was determined by Janway PFP-7 Flame Photometer [9].
An understanding of the soil nutrients including alkali and alkaline earth metals is important for proper management of wetland-dominated systems, as they greatly influence the productivity (Mitsch and Gosselink 2000; Bai et al.
This suggests, says Scerri, that helium belongs on the far left of the chart with the alkaline earth metals, which also have two electrons in their outer shells.