IPA: kˈeɪnaɪt


  • (mineralogy) An evaporite, consisting of magnesium sulphate and potassium chloride with the chemical formula MgSO₄·KCl·3H₂O, found in German salt mines.

Examples of "kainite" in Sentences

  • Acid phosphate and kainite added to the manure may pay handsomely.
  • Copperas or blue stone, kainite and superphosphate are sometimes used for the same purpose.
  • The crude salts, kainite and sylvinite, and the muriate contain chlorine and are not considered good for potatoes and tobacco as the chlorine lowers the quality of these products.
  • For over a century, rock phosphate and kainite -- a soft, readily soluble naturally occurring rock rich in potassium, magnesium and sulfur -- have been ground and used as fertilizer.
  • To the substances used for treating brewing liquors already mentioned we may add kainite, a naturally deposited composite salt containing potassium and magnesium sulphates and magnesium chloride.
  • Ph. D., said, "Tezampanel and its oral prodrug NGX426 are the first glutamate receptor antagonists to be tested in human pain trials with combined binding activity at the AMPA and kainite receptor subtypes.
  • K - a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite

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