zircão

English translation: zircon

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Portuguese term or phrase:zircão
English translation:zircon
Entered by: Adriana Maciel

01:16 Aug 4, 2009
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Science - Mining & Minerals / Gems
Portuguese term or phrase: zircão
O zircônio é um metal cinza prateado, que pode ocorrer na
tonalidade azul escura, dúctil, refratário, com elevada resistência à tração,
alta dureza e resistente à corrosão.
Na crosta terrestre, o zircônio ocorre normalmente associado ao
háfnio, na proporção de 50 para 1. A principal fonte de zircônio é a
zirconita, que também é conhecida como zircão. Trata-se de um silicato de
zircônio de fórmula ZrSiO4, cuja apresentação pode variar nas seguintes
cores: marron, verde, azul, vermelho,
amarelo e incolor. Em termos teóricos, a
gustavo strobel
zircon
Explanation:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zircon
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zircon


Explanation:
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