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magnesia

 [mag-ne´zhah]

mag·ne·si·um ox·ide

an antacid and laxative.

magnesia

(mag-ne'sh-a, 'zha) [L. magnesia, fr Gr. magnesia (lithos), the (stone) from Magnesia, a region of ancient Thessaly]
MgO, magnesium oxide.

calcined magnesia

Magnesium oxide.

light magnesia

Magnesium oxide.

magnesia

magnesium oxide; aperient and antacid.
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He must have lost contact with the preceding squadron (perhaps he was charged with picking up any survivors on the Magnesian coast; perhaps he had damaged ships to nurse), but why should he have thought that ships halfway across the straits to the south were part of the Persian fleet unless the original plan had been to go to Euboia if possible?
Magnesian limestone landscapes, which support a special community of plants and animals, were formed when water flooded desert plains, resulting in the Zechstein Sea, which stretched from the North East to Poland.
2011 Some specific features of interaction of magnesian clay with calcium hydroxide when new materials are synthesized and a microstructure is formed.
In addition, Wushan granodiorite biotites are magnesian, which also supports an I-type granite classification for this intrusion.
t] + MgO ratios and some cross into the magnesian granite field of Frost et al.
It occurs as the result of low temperature solutions precipitating gold, silver and sulphide minerals in limey, magnesian and carbonaceous sediments, which have first been made porous by acid solutions emanating from nearly intrusions and fragmentation from fault activity.
Being higher- temperature and relatively less hard, these ferro- magnesian (mafic) minerals are much more susceptible to alteration (chemical weathering) and physical disruption than the hornblende, epidote and quartz of the epidote amphibolite.
The main mafic mineral of this rock, amphibole, is a magnesian hornblende, alkali amphiboles being entirely absent here.
These materials overlay a well characterised Carboniferous formation and are covered by the Triassic which was already known to be the first Period of the Mesozoic Era and for this reason recognised that these materials were contemporaneous with the New Red Sandstone and Magnesian Limestone of his country.
1978, Aleutian magnesian andesites: melts from subducted Pacific Ocean crust: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research v.
Standards and elements lines were as follows: magnesian manganoan fayalite (SiK[alpha], MgK[alpha], MnK[alpha], and FeK[alpha]), synthetic anorthite (AlK[alpha] and CaK[alpha]), rutile (TiK[alpha]), synthetic ZnO (ZnK[alpha]), Amelia albite (NaK[alpha]), and microcline (KK[alpha]).
It's made up of three sections of Magnesian Limestone grassland, cliffs, denes and stacks.