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di·a·to·ma·ceous earth

a powder made of desiccated diatom material; used as a filtering agent, adsorbent, and abrasive in many chemical operations.

di·a·to·ma·ceous earth

(dī'ă-tŏ-mā'shē-ŭs ĕrth)
A powder made of desiccated diatom material; used as a filtering agent, adsorbent, and abrasive in many chemical operations.

diatomaceous earth

Silica containing fossilized shells of microscopic algae with a siliceous or calcium-containing cell wall. It is used in insulating material and filters and as an absorbent. Synonym: diatomite
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Global Diatomite Mining Market Report 2019 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global diatomite mining market.
Diatomite may contain impurities due to the presence of iron, aluminum, magnesium and calcium.
Aguiar et al., "Influence of nano silica and diatomite on the physicochemical and mechanical properties of the binder at unaged and oxidized conditions," Construction and Building Materials, vol.
Yang, "Synthesis and characteristics of hygroscopic phase change material: composite microencapsulated phase change material (MPCM) and diatomite," Energy and Buildings, vol.
The adsorption of MAC for avermectin in solution before and after modification was compared with other commonly used pesticide carriers (talc, bentonite, kaolin, and diatomite).
Caption: Figure 1: (a) SEM image of porosity structure for diatomite (from Erdobenye, Hungary, see [12]).
The important point is that the San Miguel de Turrucares diatomite is a freshwater deposit of Middle Pleistocene age.
In a 250 ml round bottom flask, 1.5g of diethylene glycol succinate was dissolved in 40ml of dichloromethane, 13.5 g of diatomite C of 100-120 mesh was slowly added into the flask.
Yu et al., "Efficient removal of phosphate by facile prepared magnetic diatomite and illite clay from aqueous solution," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.
Diatomaceous earth (DE), alternatively known as kieselguhr or diatomite, is mainly composed of silica 80% to 90% (sometimes up to 95%), alumina 2% to 4%, and hematite 0.5% to 2% [50].
Penka and others revealed that the hybrid material consisted of diatomite and activated carbon was also suitable for adsorption of phenol (Penka et al., 2016).
Effects of usage of diatomite and waste marble powder as partial replacement of cement on mechanical properties of concrete.