Mineral synonyms

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(Radio, Elec.) A piezoelectric body or plate, as of quartz, used to control the frequency of an oscillator or as a circuit element in a crystal filter
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Plural form of petroleum
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Of or according to geology
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The definition of magma is the molten rock material under the Earth's crust or a suspension of particles in a liquid.
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A naturally occurring mineral or rock from which a valuable or useful substance, especially a metal, can be extracted at a reasonable cost.
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A piece of such material; a stone.
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A salt of silver as used in photography, etc.
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(Countable) A bright yellow colour, resembling the metal gold.
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A tonic, pill, or other medication containing iron and taken as a dietary supplement.
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An object made of metal.
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Related to metallurgy.
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A form of popular music combining features of rock and country music
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(Mining) The earthy waste substances occurring in metallic ore.
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(Geology) one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth; formed by the cooling of molten rock, either below the surface (intrusive) or on the surface (extrusive)
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(Geology) one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth; consists of pre-existing rock mass in which new minerals or textures are formed at higher temperatures and greater pressures than those present on the Earth's surface
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A thin layer or stratum, as of coal or rock.
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A thick pole or piece of wood.
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Any of various butterflies of the subfamily Coliadinae of the family Pieridae, having yellow or orange wings often marked with black.
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A soft mineral of a soapy feel and a greenish, whitish, or grayish color, usually occurring in foliated masses.
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Tin has been around since the formation of the Earth and it was used during the Bronze Age, starting around 3000 B. C.
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Any of a various yellowish minerals that resemble yellow topaz, esp. citrine
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A transparent gemstone cut from it.
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The color of turquoise; greenish blue
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A dark green variety of hornblende or actinolite
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(Botany) In leaves, a thickened portion of the leaf containing the vascular bundle
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A light-colored, very hard mineral, zirconium silicate, ZrSiO4, an ore of zirconium: used as a gem when transparent
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Resembling or relating to asbestos.
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Of, relating to, resembling, or having the structure of graphite
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(Figuratively) sparkling; brilliant
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(Usually of food) Not organic
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Of, like, or derived from silica or silicon
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(Chemistry) Of, or relating to sulfur, especially in its higher oxidation state
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(Mineralogy) A dark, vitreous mineral that is a complex mixture of silicates of cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, yttrium, beryllium, and iron, with the chemical formula (Ce,La,Nd,Y)2FeBe2Si2O10.
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Any of several common, widespread aluminum or calcium silicate minerals occurring in two internally isomorphic series, (Mg, Mn, Fe)3 Al2 Si3 O12 and Ca3 (Cr, Al, Fe)2 Si3 O12 , generally crystallized, often embedded in igneous and metamorphic rocks, and colored red, brown, black, green, yellow, or white and used both as gemstones and as abrasives.
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A vein containing important quantities of metallic ore and filling a well-defined fissure in the rock
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Any of a group of hydrous aluminosilicate minerals characterized by highly perfect cleavage, so that they readily separate into very thin leaves, more or less elastic.
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An amorphous, iridescent mineral, SiO2n H2O, of various colors, often used as a gem; hydrous silicon oxide
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Lustrous; sparkling:
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(Mineralogy) A calcium fluoride phosphate of variable composition, sometimes used in the manufacture of fertilizer.
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(Mineralogy) A mineral, barium sulphate, with the chemical formula BaSO4.
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A transparent to translucent glassy mineral, essentially aluminum beryllium silicate, Be3 Al2 Si6 O18 , occurring in hexagonal prisms and constituting the chief source of beryllium. Transparent varieties in white, green, blue, yellow, or pink are valued as gems.
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A soft, orthorhombic mineral, SrSO4, that is the chief ore of strontium; strontium sulfate
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A form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.
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A bright red colour tinted with orange.
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Lemon yellow
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A white or light-colored mineral, essentially CaMg(CO3 )2 , used in fertilizer, as a furnace refractory, and as a construction and ceramic material.
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Any of several light-colored, hard, glassy, monoclinic or triclinic minerals made up of aluminum silicates with sodium, potassium, or calcium, found in all types of rock
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Petroleum is an oily mixture of hydrocarbons that can be extracted from layers of rock and used to produce fuel.
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Reef is defined as a ridge of coral, alga, sand or rock close to the surface of the water in the ocean.
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A piece of glowing or charred wood, coal, or similar substance; ember
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(Countable) A copper coin.
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