celestite definition

  • noun:
    • A white, red-brown, orange, or light blue key strontium ore, essentially strontium sulfate, SrSO4, present in sedimentary rock. Also known as celestine.
    • A colourless, orange or blue mineral, strontium sulfate, SrSO4, this is certainly an ore of strontium and constitutes the skeletons of Acantharea.
    • In mineralogy, local strontium sulphate.
    • a mineral consisting of strontium sulphate

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