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Definition of Mineral
MineralMineral 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.
Meaning of Mineral from wikipedia
- In geology
and mineralogy, a mineral
or mineral species
speaking, a solid chemical compound
with a fairly
oil is any of various
colorless, odorless, light mixtures
of higher alkanes
from a mineral
of petroleum, as distinct...
- Mineral water
from a mineral spring
that contains various minerals
, such as salts
compounds. Mineral water
- and hydroponic growth
wool is also known
fibre, man-made mineral fibre
(MMMF), and man-made vitreous...
- mineralization Mineralization
of bone, an example
of mineralization Mineralized tissues
that have undergone mineralization Mineralization
- chemistry, mineral hydration
is an inorganic chemical reaction which
to the crystal structure
of a mineral
, usually creating
a new mineral
- In the context
of nutrition, a mineral
is a chemical element required
as an essential nutrient
to perform functions necessary
for life. However...
- In geology, a heavy mineral
is a mineral
with a density
that is greater
than 2.9 g/cm3, most commonly referring
to dense components
(/ˈdɒl.əˌmaɪt, ˈdoʊ.lə-/) is an anhydrous carbonate mineral composed
of calcium magnesium
CaMg(CO3)2. The term is also used...
- Silicate minerals
are rock-forming minerals
made up of silicate
groups. They are the largest
and most important class
and make up approximately...
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