What is MONTAN or MONTANA WAX?

When purified by distillation with superheated steam is a white bituminous substance soluble in carbon tetrachloride, benzol, and chloroform; extracted from the lignites of Saxony and Thuringia, melting at about from 8o degrees to 90 degrees C., and used in c andle making ani1 as a substitute for carnauba wax, etc.

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