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Alunite as a source of potash

by William Henry Waggaman

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Published by Govt. print. off.] in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Potash,
  • Alunite

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Bureau of Soils. Circular -- no. 70
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25396898M
    LC Control Number12001196
    OCLC/WorldCa29763235

    Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. Potassium alum, potash alum, or potassium aluminium sulfate is a chemical compound: the double sulfate of potassium and aluminium, with chemical formula KAl(SO 4) is commonly encountered as the dodecahydrate, KAl(SO 4) 2 12H 2 O. It crystallizes in cubic structure with space group P a -3 and lattice parameter of Å. The compound is the most important member of the generic class of.

    The company explores for alunite deposits to produce sulphate of potash, sulphuric acid, and alumina. It principal mineral project is the Blawn Mountain project covering an area of approximat acres of land located in Beaver County, Utah. Potash Ridge Corporation was incorporated in and is based in Toronto, Canada.   Potash Alum is, K2 SO4 - AL2SO4 thrice - 24 H2O. Potash Alum is manufactured from alunite or alum stone. From Alunite: Alunite or alum stone is K2SO4. AL2SO4 thrice - 4ALOH3. It is finely powdered.

    aluminum sulfate, also known as potassium alum or potash alum, has a molecular formula of K 2 (SO 4)Al 2 (SO 4) 3 24H 2 O or KAl(SO 4) 2 12H 2 O. Read More In alunite. POTASH IS PRODUCED FROM UTAH ALUNITE; Recent Discovery May Save Importation of Millions of Dollars' Worth of Potassium Salts. SUPPLY IS INEXHAUSTIBLE Secretary Lane Announces Success of .


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Waggaman. Genre/Form: Book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Waggaman, William Henry. Alunite as a source of potash. [Washington, Govt. Print. Off.] The temperature at which the final decomposition of the alunite takes place (viz, ° C.) is far above that at which sulphur trioxide is decomposed.

Much of the gas evolved, therefore, was sulphur [Clr. 70] ALUNITE AS A SOURCE OF POTASH. of sul- dioxide.

Upon acidifying the potash solution a strong odor phur dioxide was noticed. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Publication date Topics Alunite, Potash PublisherPages: Alunite, also called Alum Stone, a widespread rock-forming sulfate mineral that occupies pockets or seams in volcanic rocks such as rhyolites, trachytes, and andesites, where it presumably formed through their chemical reaction with escaping sulfurous vapours.

It has been used as a source of potash (during World War I) and as a source of alumina (during World War II); in Europe it was once. Alunite (/ ˈ æ l ən aɪ t / AL-ə-nyte) is a ghost town located some 5 miles ( km) south of Marysvale, near the mouth of Cottonwood Canyon in Piute County, Utah, United States.A small but important mining town during World War I, Alunite was inhabited about – The uses of Alunite has been for a long time.

It was used as a source of potash (during World War I) and as a source of alumina (during World War II) to be utilized for various purposes. In Europe, it was used extensively to make potash alum, which is use for treatment of water, aftershave treatment and has little kitchen use.

The principal use of potash is as fertiliser although it has many other industrial uses. With the onset of WWII supplies to Western Australia were cut off. A state government alunite mine was established at Lake Campion, south-east of Mukinbudin in Alunite is a source of potash. * SIGNIFICANCE OF THE DEPOSIT AS A SOURCE OF POTASH.

Alunite has long been used abroad as a source of potash alum, which, it resembles in chemical composition. The alunite contains a rela­ tively larger proportion of alumina than the common potash alum.

6 ALUNITE. Chandler. Chandler is a rural locality in the Shire of Nungarin in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. It had a population of at the census. Initially established to serve the nearby alunite (a source of potash) mine at nearby Lake Campion, land was set aside in for a town site.

Introduction. Composition and properties of alunite --Geological occurence and origin. Location, extent, and accessibility of the Utah deposits. The production of alum from alunite. The production of potash from alunite. Temperature of ignition and its effect on the subsequent leaching of alunite.

The Utah Potash Company, a recently-organized corporation for the working of the alunite deposits on the holdings of the Florence Mining and Milling Company, is maturing plans for a large installation near Marysvale, proposing to work under the Morgan patents, roasting the alunite with lime, whereby a lower temperature can be employed.

Minerals like kalinite and alunite are natural sources of potash alum. Chrome alum. Unlike other types of alum, chrome alum is used in the process of tanning. This double sulfate of potassium and chromium is represented as KCr(SO 4) H 2 O.

This type of alum is crystalline in nature and violet in color. alunite was historically mined near Marysvale during World War I as a source of potash, and during World War II as a source of holesalumina.

Alunite forms from alteration of volcanic rocks, and a number of deposits can be infound in southwest Utah, includ-ing the Blawn Wash deposit, which is the largest known alunite deposit in the country. • Alunite, KAL3(SO4)2(OH)6, was used from the 15th century until early in the present century as a source of potash alum and aluminum sulfate.

• Since early in this century its use for this purpose has declined to virtually nil with acid treatment of bauxite or clay replacing alunite as a source.

Alunite KAl 3 (SO 4) 2 (OH) 6, is a sulfate mineral ore used as a source of potash or for making occurs in potassium rich volcanic rocks that are white and grey in colour.

It is formed in rhombohedra crystals or in fine-grained compact masses. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): ersitylibrary (external link). A long-term, slow-release organic potash source that gradually improves water-holding capacity in both clay and sandy soils.

Can reduce watering frequency when used as part of container potting mixes. Years: lbs/ sq ft 1/3 cup/10” pot: Kelp Meal: Trace Minerals Important source of potash & trace minerals.

The Extraction Of Potash From Low-grade Alunite [Thomas Varley, W. Spencer Reid, University of Utah] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional. An alum (/ ˈ æ l ə m /) is a type of chemical compound, usually a hydrated double sulfate salt of aluminium with the general formula XAl(SO 4) 2 12H 2 O, where X is a monovalent cation such as potassium or ammonium.

By itself, "alum" often refers to potassium alum, with the formula KAl(SO 4) 2 12H 2 alums are named after the monovalent ion, such as sodium alum and ammonium alum. Alunite is also known as alumstone and is a source of the chemical known as alum, KAl(SO4)2 - alunite has also been used to recover potassium and aluminum.

Alunite forms from the action of sulfuric acids upon potassium rich feldspars in a process called "alunitization".The sulfuric acids accompany hydrothermal solutions, usually rich in certain ore metals.Alunite is a stone that appears in Rock Garden Deluxe.

It is unlocked after beating the record on Levelwhich is Trivia It has been used as a source of potash during World War I and as a source of aluminum during World War II.Constipation Relief Studies reveal that the potash (akanwu) can act as an antacid thus can be used for constipation and flatulence relief.

Tobacco Snuff Preparation Potash can be used for preparing tobacco snuff. Some local villagers combine potash with other local ingredients to form utaba, which is a type of local snuff.