alkaline earth

NOUN
  1. any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)
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  • Uranium can be prepared by reducing uranium halides with alkali or alkaline earth metals or by reducing uranium oxides by calcium, aluminum, or carbon at high temperatures. Uranium
  • This award-winning site has a number of sections relating to alkaline earth metals, transition metals, other metals and metalloids.
  • The Scottish village is Strontia and the element is the alkaline earth metal strontium.
  • Carbonic acid readily betrays its presence through solutions of the alkaline earths such as baryta and chalk, in which its passage produces an insoluble carbonate, and consequently makes the liquid turbid. Scientific American Supplement, No. 460, October 25, 1884
  • Many common metal hydroxides (with the exceptions of the salts of the alkali metals and some of the alkaline earth metals) are insoluble in water.
  • Alkaline earth metal ions more readily bind ‘hard’ ligands such as phosphates, carboxylates, and hydroxyl groups.
  • When Lavoisier presented his antiphlogistic system, this system proved in principle so perfect that one could confidently predict that many well-known substances, such as alkalis and alkaline earths, were not elements but oxides of hitherto unknown metals - Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1910 - Presentation Speech
  • Four important chemical family names of elements still widely used are the alkali metals, the alkaline earths, the halogens, and the noble gases.
  • Four types of the title compounds have been synthesized to serve as ionophores for alkaline earth metal, transition metal, and noble metal ions.
  • Total cement contents and percentages of additives, including fly ash, silica fume, ground granulated blast furnace slag, and an alkaline earth mineral admixture, were varied.
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