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lithium carbonate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless crystalline compound, Li 2 CO 3 , slightly soluble in water: used in ceramic and porcelain glazes, pharmaceuticals, and luminescent paints.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • Also, the company would not need to purchase soda ash to enable production of lithium carbonate, as is typically done today.
  • Once the water evaporates, lithium carbonate is extracted from the residue.
British Dictionary definitions for lithium carbonate

lithium carbonate

noun
1.
a white crystalline solid used in the treatment of manic-depressive illness and mania. Formula: Li2CO3. Lithium citrate is also sometimes used for this purpose
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