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Definition 1: solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition - [noun denoting substance]

(mineral is a kind of ...) the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

"coal is a hard black material" "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"

(... is a kind of mineral ) a waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white or grey mineral consisting of lithium aluminum phosphate; a source of lithium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral or mineral variety belonging to the amphibole group

(... is a kind of mineral ) a group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum

(... is a kind of mineral ) a common complex mineral consisting of calcium fluoride phosphate or calcium chloride phosphate; a source of phosphorus

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral form of crystalline calcium carbonate; dimorphic with calcite

(... is a kind of mineral ) a valuable silver ore consisting of silver sulfide (Ag2S)

(... is a kind of mineral ) a rare steel-grey mineral consisting of silver and germanium and sulfur

(... is a kind of mineral ) a silver-white or grey ore of arsenic

(... is a kind of mineral ) a dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation; consists mainly of hydrocarbons

(... is a kind of mineral ) dark-green to black glassy mineral of the pyroxene group containing large amounts of aluminum and iron and magnesium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of zirconium oxide

(... is a kind of mineral ) a yellow-to-brown mineral that is a source of rare earth elements

(... is a kind of mineral ) a clay-like mineral; the chief ore of aluminum; composed of aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides; used as an abrasive and catalyst

(... is a kind of mineral ) the chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems

(... is a kind of mineral ) an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of sulfides of copper and iron that is found in copper deposits

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white or reddish mineral consisting of hydrous chlorides of potassium and magnesium; used as a fertilizer and as a source of potassium and magnesium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a hard heavy dark mineral that is the chief source of tin

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of strontium sulphate

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of lead carbonate that is an important source of lead

(... is a kind of mineral ) a heavy grey mineral that is an ore of copper

(... is a kind of mineral ) a yellow copper ore (CuFeS2) made up of copper and iron sulfide

(... is a kind of mineral ) a generally green or black mineral; it occurs as a constituent of many rocks typically in the form of a flat crystal

(... is a kind of mineral ) a brownish-black mineral; the major source of chromium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a rare hard yellow green mineral consisting of beryllium aluminate in crystal form; used as a gemstone

(... is a kind of mineral ) a heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide; the chief source of mercury

(... is a kind of mineral ) a rare silvery-white mineral; important ore of cobalt

(... is a kind of mineral ) naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride

(... is a kind of mineral ) a valuable black mineral combining niobite and tantalite; used in cell phones and computer chips

(... is a kind of mineral ) a blue mineral of magnesium and iron and aluminum and silicon and oxygen; often used as a gemstone

(... is a kind of mineral ) very hard mineral used as an abrasive

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white mineral consisting of silica; found in volcanic rocks

(... is a kind of mineral ) a rare lead chromite mineral that forms bright orange crystals

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white mineral consisting of fluorides of aluminum and sodium; a source of fluorine

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of cuprous oxide that is a source of copper

(... is a kind of mineral ) a light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer

(... is a kind of mineral ) a colored mineral used as a pigment

(... is a kind of mineral ) a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)

(... is a kind of mineral ) a reddish mineral consisting of hydrated cobalt arsenate in monoclinic crystalline form and used in coloring glass; usually found in veins bearing cobalt and arsenic

(... is a kind of mineral ) a dark mineral consisting of oxides of yttrium and erbium and tantalum and other minerals

(... is a kind of mineral ) a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral that is a source of rare earths; consists of silicates of iron and beryllium and cerium and yttrium and erbium

(... is a kind of mineral ) soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead

(... is a kind of mineral ) any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive

(... is a kind of mineral ) a green mineral consisting of hydrated nickel magnesium silicate; a source of nickel

(... is a kind of mineral ) a rare reddish-grey mineral consisting of a copper iron germanium sulfide

(... is a kind of mineral ) white crystalline mineral consisting of aluminum hydroxide; a constituent of bauxite and a source of alumina

(... is a kind of mineral ) a green mineral consisting of hydrated silicate of potassium or iron or magnesium or aluminum; found in greensand

(... is a kind of mineral ) ore of cadmium; a rare yellowish mineral consisting of cadmium sulphide in crystalline form

(... is a kind of mineral ) a common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters (especially plaster of Paris)

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of manganese tetroxide; a source of manganese

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white mineral; a common ore of zinc

(... is a kind of mineral ) a weakly magnetic black mineral found in metamorphic and plutonic rocks; an iron titanium oxide in crystalline form; a source of titanium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a hard green mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate in monoclinic crystalline form; a source of jade; found principally in Burma

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white mineral consisting of magnesium sulphate and potassium chloride; a source of potassium salts; used as a fertilizer

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of aluminum silicate; main source of kaolin

(... is a kind of mineral ) a light soft mineral consisting of hydrated sodium borate in crystalline form; an important source of boron

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white mineral consisting of hydrous magnesium sulfate often found in salt mines

(... is a kind of mineral ) a grey or greenish-blue mineral consisting of aluminum silicate in crystalline form; occurs in metaphoric rock, used as a refractory

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of potassium magnesium double sulphate; used as a fertilizer

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a green or blue mineral used as an ore of copper and for making ornamental objects

(... is a kind of mineral ) a thick black tar intermediate between petroleum and asphalt

(... is a kind of mineral ) a black mineral consisting of basic manganese oxide; a source of manganese

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white clayey mineral

(... is a kind of mineral ) any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity

(... is a kind of mineral ) a yellow mineral consisting of nickel sulfide; a minor source of nickel

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral resembling graphite that is valued as the chief source of molybdenum and its compounds

(... is a kind of mineral ) a reddish-brown mineral containing rare earth metals; an important source of thorium and cerium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a whitish mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate or potassium aluminum silicate in crystalline form; used in the manufacture of ceramics and enamels

(... is a kind of mineral ) an igneous rock consisting of nepheline and pyroxene

(... is a kind of mineral ) a black mineral that is an ore of niobium and tantalum

(... is a kind of mineral ) the mineral form of calcium nitrate

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of magnesium iron silicate; a source of magnesium

(... is a kind of mineral ) rare green to black mineral consisting of hydrated copper arsenate that is found in copper deposits

(... is a kind of mineral ) a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined

(... is a kind of mineral ) a yellow mineral occurring in conjunction with realgar; an ore of arsenic

(... is a kind of mineral ) a hard and corrosion resistant mineral that is a natural alloy of osmium and iridium (usually containing small amounts of rhodium and platinum); used in needles and pen nibs etc.

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral (iron and nickel sulphide) that is the chief ore of nickel

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase; a source of magnesium

(... is a kind of mineral ) grey or green or brown mineral similar to mica and containing aluminum and potassium sulphates

(... is a kind of mineral ) a rare mineral that is an important source of cesium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of hydrated basic oxide of manganese and barium; a source of manganese

(... is a kind of mineral ) a common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow color

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of manganese dioxide; an important source of manganese

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of lead chloride and phosphate; a minor source of lead

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white or greenish aluminum silicate mineral (resembles talc)

(... is a kind of mineral ) any of a group of crystalline silicate mineral common in igneous and metamorphic rocks

(... is a kind of mineral ) a brownish iron sulfide mineral (FeS) having weak magnetic properties

(... is a kind of mineral ) a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities

(... is a kind of mineral ) a rare soft orange mineral consisting of arsenic sulphide; an important ore of arsenic

(... is a kind of mineral ) clay whose redness results from iron oxide

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of manganese carbonate; a source of manganese

(... is a kind of mineral ) a pink or red mineral consisting of crystalline manganese silicate; used as an ornamental stone

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of titanium dioxide in crystalline form; occurs in metamorphic and plutonic rocks and is a major source of titanium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a complex black mineral occurring in pegmatites

(... is a kind of mineral ) a rare light blue or green mineral; consists of aluminum and magnesium silicate and occurs as small grains in some metamorphic rocks

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral used as an ore of tungsten

(... is a kind of mineral ) a grey mineral consisting of cobalt arsenide and nickel; an important source of cobalt and nickel

(... is a kind of mineral ) a vitreous mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate and sodium chloride in crystalline form; occurs in igneous rocks

(... is a kind of mineral ) any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable

(... is a kind of mineral ) a hard glassy mineral consisting of an oxide of magnesium and aluminum; occurs in various colors that are used as gemstones

(... is a kind of mineral ) a pyroxene mineral consisting of lithium aluminum silicate; a source of lithium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a dark grey mineral with a metallic luster that is a source of tin

(... is a kind of mineral ) a soft grey mineral; the chief ore of antimony

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of strontium carbonate

(... is a kind of mineral ) a silver-white mineral consisting of silver gold telluride; a source of gold in Australia and America

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of native potassium chloride; an important ore of potassium that is found in sedimentary beds

(... is a kind of mineral ) a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of tantalum oxide of iron and manganese that occurs with niobite or in coarse granite; an ore of tantalum

(... is a kind of mineral ) a radioactive mineral consisting of thorium silicate; it is a source of thorium that is found in coarse granite

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of scandium yttrium silicate; a source of scandium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral (fluosilicate of aluminum) that occurs in crystals of various colors and is used as a gemstone

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral that is a complex borosilicate and hydroxide of aluminum containing iron and magnesium and calcium and lithium and sodium; it is usually black but occurs in transparent colored forms that are used as gemstones

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral form of silica

(... is a kind of mineral ) a blue to grey green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate

"blue turquoise is valued as a gemstone"

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of chloride and vanadate of lead; a source of vanadium

(... is a kind of mineral ) any of a group of yellow or brown hydrous silicate minerals having a micaceous structure

(... is a kind of mineral ) a green or yellow or brown mineral consisting of a hydrated silicate; it occurs as crystals in limestone and is used a gemstone

(... is a kind of mineral ) a mineral consisting of iron and manganese tungstate in crystalline form; the principal ore of tungsten; found in quartz veins associated with granitic rocks

(... is a kind of mineral ) a white or greyish mineral typically found in metamorphic limestone; a silicate of calcium

(... is a kind of mineral ) a yellow to orange or brown mineral used as a molybdenum ore

(... is a kind of mineral ) a brownish-black mineral consisting of zinc sulfide

(... is a kind of mineral ) a brown-to-yellow mineral that is a phosphate of yttrium in crystalline form

(... is a kind of mineral ) any of a family of glassy minerals analogous to feldspar containing hydrated aluminum silicates of calcium or sodium or potassium; formed in cavities in lava flows and in plutonic rocks

(... is a kind of mineral ) an ore that is the chief source of zinc; consists largely of zinc sulfide in crystalline form

(... is a kind of mineral ) a steel grey metallic mineral (a sulphide of lead and antimony)

(... is a kind of mineral ) a common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent

(... is made of the substance mineral) material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust

"that mountain is solid rock" "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"

Definition 2: relating to minerals - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where mineral or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mineral elements
  • mineral deposits

Definition 3: composed of matter other than plant or animal - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mineral or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the inorganic mineral world

(mineral is similar to ...) lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms

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