Definition of Mineralizer

1. n. An element which is combined with a metal, thus forming an ore. Thus, in galena, or lead ore, sulphur is a mineralizer; in hematite, oxygen is a mineralizer.



Definition of Mineralizer

1. Noun. An element which is combined with a metal to form an ore. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mineralizer

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Medical Definition of Mineralizer

1. An element which is combined with a metal, thus forming an ore. Thus, in galena, or lead ore, sulphur is a mineralizer; in hematite, oxygen is a mineralizer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mineralizer

mineral wax
mineral wool
mineralisation
mineralise
mineralised
mineralises
mineralising
mineralist
mineralists
minerality
mineralizable
mineralization
mineralizations
mineralize
mineralized
mineralizer (current term)
mineralizers
mineralizes
mineralizing
minerall
minerally
mineralocoid
mineralocorticoid
mineralocorticoids
mineralogic
mineralogical
mineralogically
mineralogies
mineralogist
mineralogists

Literary usage of Mineralizer

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

1. Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington by Philosophical Society of Washington (1892)
"The influence of a mineralizer is very apparent in some instances, and can be appreciated by studying a portion of a rock body which has solidified under a ..."

2. A Study of the Magmatic Sulfid Ores by Cyrus Fisher Tolman, Austin Flint Rogers (1916)
"26 We regard sulfur as a mineralizer of importance in the magmatic stages in this ... Sulfur is not usually considered a mineralizer by petro- graphers, ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"The principal mineralizer is sulphur, and combinations of the metals with this substance form the most common ores, especially at some depth below the ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"It would seem that if this rock is the mineralizer, some small bodies, or at least patches and small masses of ore so situated would exist. 2. ..."

5. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Theoretical and Practical Study of Minerals by Alexander Hamilton Phillips (1912)
"In the synthesis of this class a mineralizer must usually be present, cither to lower ... The mineralizer is usually a volatile substance or forms volatile ..."

6. Elements of Mineralogy by Richard Kirwan (1810)
"The substance that sets them in that state is called a mineralizer, ... When the mineralizer is of a saline nature, and renders the metallic matter soluble ..."

7. Elements of Chemistry, and Natural History: To which is Prefixed the by Antoine-François de Fourcroy (1796)
"... is indeed more tedious and difficult; but it dif- covers the nature and quantity of the mineralizer, and affords a much more accurate ..."

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