Definition of Mineral vein

1. Noun. A layer of ore between layers of rock.

Exact synonyms: Vein
Specialized synonyms: Bonanza
Generic synonyms: Formation, Geological Formation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mineral Vein

mineral dressing
mineral extraction
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 (current term)
mineral water
mineral waters
mineral wax
mineral wool

Literary usage of Mineral vein

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

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"The plaintiff relies on the accepted proposition that the owner of a mineral vein covered by the superficial lines of his claim may not only pursue that ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"What is a mineral vein or Lode ? By C. LE NEVE FOSTER, Б.А., D.SC., ... In conclusion, he proposed the following definition : ' A mineral vein or lode is a ..."

3. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"(a) DEFINITION OF THE TERM 'mineral vein.' The material filling a fissure in the earth's crust is called a vein; if the material is igneous the vein is ..."

4. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"Of the manner in which the contents of a mineral-vein are disposed the ... Section of Mineral-Vein with symmetrical disposition of duplicate layers. ..."

5. United States Mineral Lands: Laws Governing Their Occupancy and Disposal by Henry Norris Copp (1882)
"It is only necessary to discover a genuine mineral vein or lode, whether small or large, rich or poor, at the point of discovery within the lines of the ..."

6. A Commentary on the Mining Legislation of Congress: With a Preliminary by Edward P. Weeks (1877)
"What is a mineral vein ?—A mineral vein, as commonly understood, is a collection of mineral matters which have been slowly brought together and consolidated ..."

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