How to use Hydrous in a sentence

hydrous
  • It is certain, however, that the finer-grained rocks are richest in alumina, and in combined water; hence the inference is clear that kaolin or some other hydrous aluminium silicate is the dominating constituent.

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  • Gault); (5) oxides of iron (staining the clay bright red when ferric oxide, red ochre; yellow when hydrous, e.g.

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  • Wanlockhead, richer in zinc ores, has a greater prevalence of secondary zinc species such as hemimorphite (hydrous zinc silicate ).

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  • Their typical colour is blackishblue, owing to the abundance of sulphuretted hydrogen; when fresh they have a sulphurous odour, when weathered they are brown, as their iron is present as hydrous oxides (limonite, &c.).

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