Definition of Minerals

1. Noun. (plural of mineral) ¹



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Definition of Minerals

1. mineral [n] - See also: mineral

Medical Definition of Minerals

1. Native, inorganic or fossilised organic substances having a definite chemical composition and formed by inorganic reactions. They may occur as individual crystals or may be disseminated in some other mineral or rock. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Minerals

mineralocorticoids
mineralogic
mineralogical
mineralogically
mineralogies
mineralogist
mineralogists
mineralogize
mineralogized
mineralogizes
mineralogizing
mineralogy
mineraloid
mineraloids
mineralotropic
minerals (current term)
mineratrophic
minerogenesis
minerogenetic
minerogenic
miners
miners' canaries
miners' canary
miners' moss
miners moss
minerva
mines
mineshaft
mineshafts
minestrone

Literary usage of Minerals

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1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"GEM minerals OF THE PEGMATITIC DIKES. In the pegmatite veins of North Carolina are found so many minerals of gem value* that a short description of these ..."

2. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"In certain types of ore deposits, tungsten minerals are of frequent occurrence and ... Tungsten minerals. The following are the known tungsten minerals: The ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"For other cases, see Mines and minerals, Cent. Dig. § 154; Dec. Dig. ... MINES AND minerals (§ 47*)—OIL AND GAS SEVERED IN TITLE—POSSESSION OF OWNER OF ..."

4. Annual Report by Geological Survey of Canada (1906)
"I also made up a number of collections of minerals and rocks, ... Much of my time is necessarily taken up by persons bringing in minerals for identification ..."

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