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Definition of mineral caoutchouc
Mineral caoutchoucMineral Min"er*al, a.
1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or
of minerals; as, a mineral substance.
2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters.
Mineral acids (Chem.), inorganic acids, as sulphuric,
nitric, phosphoric, hydrochloric, acids, etc., as
distinguished from the organic acids.
Mineral blue, the name usually given to azurite, when
reduced to an impalpable powder for coloring purposes.
Mineral candle, a candle made of paraffine.
Mineral caoutchouc, an elastic mineral pitch, a variety of
bitumen, resembling caoutchouc in elasticity and softness.
See Caoutchouc, and Elaterite.
Mineral chameleon (Chem.) See Chameleon mineral, under
Mineral charcoal. See under Charcoal.
Mineral cotton. See Mineral wool (below).
Mineral green, a green carbonate of copper; malachite.
Mineral kingdom (Nat. Sci.), that one of the three grand
divisions of nature which embraces all inorganic objects,
as distinguished from plants or animals.
Mineral oil. See Naphtha, and Petroleum.
Mineral paint, a pigment made chiefly of some natural
mineral substance, as red or yellow iron ocher.
Mineral patch. See Bitumen, and Asphalt.
Mineral right, the right of taking minerals from land.
Mineral salt (Chem.), a salt of a mineral acid.
Mineral tallow, a familiar name for hatchettite, from its
fatty or spermaceti-like appearance.
Mineral water. See under Water.
Mineral wax. See Ozocerite.
Mineral wool, a fibrous wool-like material, made by blowing
a powerful jet of air or steam through melted slag. It is
a poor conductor of heat. mineral caoutchoucElaterite El"a*ter*ite, n. (Min.)
A mineral resin, of a blackish brown color, occurring in
soft, flexible masses; -- called also mineral caoutchouc,
and elastic bitumen. Mineral caoutchoucCaoutchouc Caout"chouc, n. [F. caoutchouc, from the South
A tenacious, elastic, gummy substance obtained from the milky
sap of several plants of tropical South America (esp. the
euphorbiaceous tree Siphonia elastica or Hevea
caoutchouc), Asia, and Africa. Being impermeable to liquids
and gases, and not readly affected by exposure to air, acids,
and alkalies, it is used, especially when vulcanized, for
many purposes in the arts and in manufactures. Also called
India rubber (because it was first brought from India, and
was formerly used chiefly for erasing pencil marks) and gum
elastic. See Vulcanization.
Mineral caoutchouc. See under Mineral.
Meaning of mineral caoutchouc from wikipedia
- elaterite, also known
' or 'mineral caoutchouc
is a brown hydrocarbon varying somewhat
timber, charcoal, caoutchouc
, catechu, wood-oil, resin
- (saint luce), there
are heavy mineral deposits
of ilmenite, zircon, exported
4-5 million french francs
per year of caoutchouc
from fort dauphin.
- mine by the qit madagascar minerals company
of the rio 1890s - over 1,500 tonnes
(natural rubber) collected