Origin of mineral
OTHER WORDS FROM mineralnon·min·er·al, noun, adjectivesem·i·min·er·al, adjective
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Depending on the producer, Champagne can also be highly cloyingly sweet, buttery, or round, or mineral.Champagne: You’re Drinking It All Wrong|Kayleigh Kulp|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For example, a common type of meteorite has similar mineral content to Earth, but a lot less deuterium.Are Comets the Origin of Earth’s Oceans?|Matthew R. Francis|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One more word about the mineral water industry in Marlin, Texas, and I was about to scream.Slaves In A Family's Past Haunt The Present|Michael Signer|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.No, Women Don’t Make Less Money Than Men|Christina Hoff Sommers|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
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In geology, a naturally occurring inorganic substance (see inorganic molecules) with a definite chemical composition and a regular internal structure.