bitumen of the consistency of tar; maltha.
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How to use mineral tar in a sentence
We saw the same kind of roof material as before, a sort of mineral tar which I supposed they must find somewhere about.Death Valley in '49 | William Lewis Manly
A kind, called mineral tar, is also drawn from coal by the process of distillation.
mineral tar is also found native in some parts of the earth.
We passed several warm springs which throw up large quantities of bitumen or mineral tar.What I Saw in California | Edwin Bryant
British Dictionary definitions for mineral tar
a natural black viscous tar intermediate in properties between petroleum and asphalt: Also called: maltha
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