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1) alkaline-earth metals. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...alkaline-earth metals, metals constituting group IIa of the periodic table. Generally, they are softer than most other metals, react readily with water (especially...

2) alkaline-earth metal. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...strontium, magnesium, and barium, but generally including beryllium and radium. Also called alkaline earth....

3) alkaline earths. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...alkaline earths, (al´klin, -lin) (KEY) , oxides of the alkaline-earth metals, especially of calcium, strontium, and barium. They are not readily soluble in water...

4) barium. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Symbol Ba A soft, silvery-white alkaline-earth metal, used to deoxidize copper and in various alloys. Atomic number 56; atomic weight 137.33; melting point 725°C;...

5) radium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...sp. gr. about 6.0; valence +2. Radium is a lustrous white radioactive metal. It is an alkaline-earth metal; in its chemical properties it closely resembles barium,...

6) barium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...active, poisonous metal with a face-centered cubic crystalline structure. It is an alkaline-earth metal in group IIa of the periodic table. Its principal ore is barite...

7) beryllium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...high-melting, silver-gray metal with a close-packed hexagonal crystalline structure. It is an alkaline-earth metal in group IIa of the periodic table. Beryllium is...

8) strontium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...a soft, silver-yellow metal with three allotropic crystalline forms (see allotropy). It is an alkaline-earth metal; in its physical and chemical properties it resembles...

9) calcium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...structure. Chemically it resembles strontium and barium; it is classed with them as an alkaline-earth metal in group IIa of the periodic table. Calcium is chemically...

10) mineral water. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...fewer substances, mostly dissolved sulfates and carbonates, and calcium and other alkali and alkaline earth metals. Many mineral waters also contain trace elements...

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