lithium carbonate

noun Chemistry.
a colorless crystalline compound, Li 2 CO 3 , slightly soluble in water: used in ceramic and porcelain glazes, pharmaceuticals, and luminescent paints.

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1870–75

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lithium carbonate
 
n
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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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.
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