Definition of Mineral extraction

1. Noun. Crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques.

Exact synonyms: Beneficiation, Mineral Dressing, Mineral Processing, Ore Dressing, Ore Processing
Generic synonyms: Extraction
Examples of category: Activating Agent
Derivative terms: Beneficiate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mineral Extraction

miner's asthma
miner's canaries
miner's canary
miner's cat
miner's cramps
miner's disease
miner's elbow
miner's lettuce
miner's lung
miner's moss
miner's nystagmus
mineral deficiency
mineral dressing
mineral extraction (current term)
mineral fibres
mineral jelly
mineral kingdom
mineral makeup
mineral oil
mineral oils
mineral pitch
mineral processing
mineral resources
mineral right
mineral soil
mineral spirits
mineral tar
mineral vein

Literary usage of Mineral extraction

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Industrial Minerals, Today and Tomorrow: The Raw Materials to Build the edited by G. B. Sidder (1993)
"However, most mineral extraction activities close to the surface are increasingly being subjected to a variety of local regulations. ..."

2. Oecd Territorial Reviews by Oecd (2001)
"... gas and water production mineral extraction, chemicals and synthetic Metals, machinery and means of transport, electrical and electronic machinery Food, ..."

3. Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities by National Research Council (2006)
"The mineral extraction industry is a major end user of geotechnology, but its involvement in geoengineering research has been restricted to development of ..."

4. Ukraine: Energy Policy Review 2006 by International Energy Agency (2006)
"Likewise, the share of some energy-intensive industries such as mineral extraction and utilities contracted. However, as Figure 4.3 shows, ..."

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