Calcium vs Pentahydroborite - What's the difference?

calcium | pentahydroborite |


As nouns the difference between calcium and pentahydroborite

is that calcium is calcium while pentahydroborite is (mineralogy) a basic calcium borate found in skarn minerals.

calcium

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Noun

(wikipedia calcium) (Symbol'': ''Ca )
  • A chemical element, atomic number 20, that is an alkaline earth metal and occurs naturally as carbonate in limestone and as silicate in many rocks.
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  • (countable) An atom of this element.
  • Derived terms

    * bismuth strontium calcium copper oxide * calc-, calci- * calcic * calcio- * * * * * * * * calcium arsenate * calcium carbide * calcium carbonate * calcium chloride * calcium cyanamide * calcium dihydrogen phosphate * calcium fluoride * calcium hydride * calcium hydroxide * calcium light * calcium magnesium carbonate * calcium magnesium silicate * calcium nitrate * calcium oxide * calcium peroxide * calcium phosphate * calcium phosphide * calcium platinate * calcium sulfate, calcium sulphate * calcium sulfide, calcium sulphide * calcium tungstate * dicalcium * monocalcium * oxycalcium * tricalcium

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    See also

    * chalk * lime * limestone ----

    pentahydroborite

    English

    Noun

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  • (mineralogy) A basic calcium borate found in skarn minerals