Oxygen vs Micheelsenite - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between oxygen and micheelsenite

is that oxygen is a chemical element (symbol o) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 159994 while micheelsenite is (mineralogy) a hexagonal-pyramidal mineral containing aluminum, calcium, carbon, dysprosium, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and yttrium.

oxygen

English

Noun

(wikipedia oxygen)
  • A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.
  • Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author= Katie L. Burke
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= In the News , passage=Oxygen' levels on Earth skyrocketed 2.4 billion years ago, when cyanobacteria evolved photosynthesis: the ability to convert water and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and waste ' oxygen using solar energy. The evolutionary precursor of photosynthesis is still under debate, and a new study sheds light.}}
  • (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.
  • (countable) An atom of this element.
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    Synonyms

    * sourstuff * when used as a packaging gas

    See also

    * ozone ----

    micheelsenite

    English

    Noun

  • (mineralogy) A hexagonal-pyramidal mineral containing aluminum, calcium, carbon, dysprosium, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and yttrium.
  • References

    * Micheelsenite in the Mineralogy Database: [http://webmineral.com/data/Micheelsenite.shtml]