Definition of Minerals. Meaning of Minerals. Synonyms of Minerals

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Definition of Minerals

Mineral
Mineral 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 Chameleon. 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 Minerals from wikipedia

- are not considered minerals, even though they are often found as inclusions in other minerals; but water ice is considered a mineral. It must have a well-defined...
- Silicate minerals are rock-forming minerals made up of silicate groups. They are the largest and most important class of minerals and make up approximately...
- human body, and major minerals (macrominerals) and minor minerals (also called trace elements) compose the remainder. Nutrient minerals, being elements, cannot...
- mineralization Mineralization of bone, an example of mineralization Mineralized tissues are tissues that have undergone mineralization Mineralization...
- This is a list of minerals for which there are articles on Wikipedia. Minerals are distinguished by various chemical and physical properties. Differences...
- Comp**** Minerals International, Inc is a public company that, through its subsidiaries, is a leading producer of minerals, including salt, magnesium chloride...
- Carbonate minerals are those minerals containing the carbonate ion, CO2− 3. Calcite group: trigonal Calcite CaCO3 Gaspéite (Ni,Mg,Fe2+)CO3 Magnesite MgCO3...
- OZ Minerals is a mining company based in Adelaide, South Australia. OZ Minerals was formed after the merger of Oxiana Limited and Zinifex in 2008. In 2009...
- Clay Minerals Society Clay mineral X-ray diffraction Modeling clay Kerr PF (1952). "Formation and Occurrence of Clay Minerals". Clays and Clay Minerals. 1...
- geologists, who use the scale to roughly identify minerals using scratch kits. The Mohs scale hardness of minerals can be commonly found in reference sheets....