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  1. Abraum salts(Noun)

    a mixture of Carnallite, Kieserite and Sylvite found in Prussia; chemically, mixed sulphates and chlorides of potassium, sodium and calcium

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  1. Abraum salts(noun)

    a red ocher used to darken mahogany and for making chloride of potassium

  2. Origin: [Ger., fr. abrumen to remove.]

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  1. Abraum salts

    Abraum salts is the name given to a mixed deposit of salts, including halite, carnallite, and kieserite, found in association with rock salt at Aschersleben-Staßfurt in Germany. The term comes from the German Abraum-salze, "salts to be removed." Abraum, which is red, is used to darken mahogany.


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