Definition of Veinstone. Meaning of Veinstone. Synonyms of Veinstone

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Definition of Veinstone

Veinstone Vein"stone`, n. The nonmetalliferous mineral or rock material which accompanies the ores in a vein, as quartz, calcite, barite, fluor spar, etc.; -- called also veinstuff.
Veinstone Vein"stone`, n. (Mining) Valueless material surrounding the ore in a lode; gangue; matrix.

Meaning of Veinstone from wikipedia

- Borrowdale Volcanic Group, which dates from the Ordovician. Large dumps of veinstone are found in the area as a result of the mining. They contain, among other...