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English adjective: mineral

1. mineral relating to minerals


SamplesMineral elements.
Mineral deposits.

2. mineral composed of matter other than plant or animal


SamplesThe inorganic mineral world.


Similarinorganic


Antonymsorganic


English noun: mineral

1. mineral (substance) solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition


Broader (hypernym)material, stuff


Narrower (hyponym)ader wax, amblygonite, amphibole, amphibole group, apatite, aragonite, argentite, argyrodite, arsenopyrite, asphalt, augite, baddeleyite, barite, barium sulphate, barytes, bastnaesite, bastnasite, bauxite, beryl, bitter spar, blende, borax, bornite, cadmium sulphide, calamine, carnallite, cassiterite, celestite, cerussite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, chlorite, chromite, chrysoberyl, cinnabar, cobalt bloom, cobaltite, coltan, columbite, columbite-tantalite, copper glance, copper pyrites, cordierite, corundom, corundum, cristobalite, crocolite, cryolite, cuprite, cyanite, dolomite, earth color, earth wax, emery, erythrite, fergusonite, fluor, fluorite, fluorspar, fool's gold, gadolinite, galena, garnet, garnierite, germanite, gibbsite, glauconite, graphic tellurium, green lead ore, Greenland spar, greenockite, gypsum, halite, hausmannite, heavy spar, hemimorphite, idocrase, ilmenite, iridosmine, iron manganese tungsten, iron pyrite, isinglass, jadeite, kainite, kaolinite, kernite, kieserite, kyanite, langbeinite, magnesia, magnesite, magnesium oxide, magnetic pyrites, malachite, maltha, manganite, meerschaum, mica, millerite, mineral pitch, mineral tar, mineral wax, mispickel, molybdenite, monazite, nepheline, nephelinite, nephelite, niobite, nitrocalcite, olivenite, olivine, opal, ore, orpiment, osmiridium, ozocerite, ozokerite, peacock ore, pentlandite, periclase, pinite, pollucite, psilomelane, pyrite, pyrolusite, pyromorphite, pyrophyllite, pyroxene, pyrrhotine, pyrrhotite, quartz, realgar, red clay, rhodochrosite, rhodonite, rock salt, rutile, samarskite, sapphirine, scheelite, sepiolite, smaltite, sodalite, spar, sphalerite, spinel, spodumene, stannite, stibnite, strontianite, sylvanite, sylvine, sylvite, talc, talcum, tantalite, thorite, thortveitite, tin pyrites, topaz, tourmaline, tridymite, turquoise, vanadinite, vermiculite, vesuvian, vesuvianite, white lead ore, wolframite, wollastonite, wulfenite, wurtzite, xenotime, ytterbite, zeolite, zinc blende, zinkenite, zircon, zirconium silicate


Substance meronymrock, stone









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