Caustic soda

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Sodium hydroxide, NaOH; deliquescent; a soapy feel; its solution in water is strongly alkaline. The molten caustic dissolves such materials as enamels, sand, or glass, which contain a high percentage of silica.
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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