barytes definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of barite.
    • Another title for barite.
    • Barium sulphate, typically called hefty spar or barite. See barite.
    • Baryta.
    • The local sulphate of barium, BaSO4, a common name the mineral barite or heavy-spar. It really is often mined and floor in a mill, and always adulterate white lead, to weight paper, etc. See barite.
    • a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the key source of barium

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