Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Barium Carbonate

  • Jan W. Gooch
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1059

n BaCO3. A white compound, insoluble in water, occurring as a mineral or made by direct precipitation. It has a sp gr of 4.275 and a mp of 1360°C. It is used in ceramics, fillers, and extenders. (Ash M, Ash I (1998) Handbook of fillers, extenders and dilutents. Synapse Informtion Resources, Inc., New York). Syn:  Witherite. Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA