Fossil wax

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Description

Any mineral wax, such as ozocerite or montan, that originates in petroleum deposits.

Synonyms and Related Terms

mineral wax; cera fósil (Esp.); cera mineral (Esp.); cire fossile (Fr.); cera minerale (It)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942