Origin of mineral
OTHER WORDS FROM mineralnon·min·er·al, noun, adjectivesem·i·min·er·al, adjective
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How to use mineral in a sentence
Clay-like minerals often associated with organic matter on Earth have been found on Europa, raising even more hopes that we might be able to detect ongoing biological activity on the Jovian moon.The 5 best places to explore in the solar system—besides Mars|Neel Patel|August 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
That suggested the material was biological, not made solely of minerals.
SuperCam will shoot rocks with a laser from more than seven meters away, vaporizing a tiny bit of the minerals.NASA’s Perseverance rover will seek signs of past life on Mars|Lisa Grossman|July 28, 2020|Science News
We took it to the lab and examined it under the cleanest conditions, using a scanning electron microscope to look at cells and minerals, and an atomic force microscope to examine cells at the atomic level.He Found ‘Islands of Fertility’ Beneath Antarctica’s Ice|Steve Nadis|July 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
They also analyze what essential minerals the body is losing in that sweat.Sweat tech alerts athletes when to rehydrate — and with what|Silke Schmidt|May 21, 2020|Science News For Students
Depending on the producer, Champagne can also be highly cloyingly sweet, buttery, or round, or mineral.
For example, a common type of meteorite has similar mineral content to Earth, but a lot less deuterium.
One more word about the mineral water industry in Marlin, Texas, and I was about to scream.
He enters a back room, sits at a round café table and sips from a bottle of mineral water.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mining and Mineral Engineering: 90% male And here are the 10 least remunerative majors—where women prevail in nine out of ten: 1.
The essential point in which it differs from any other known mineral consists in its being at once fibrous and textile.
Certainly some of the uses to which this mineral is now being put are sufficiently astonishing.
About 1830 a miner, returned from South America, made a claim for wages for watching mineral left behind by Mr. Trevithick.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
In these of the cereals it constitutes nearly half of their whole mineral components, and it rarely falls below 30 per cent.
In addition to these mineral substances, organic matters are also removed from solution.