(Biology) The component of an animal or plant tissue that is outside the cells. Bone cells are embedded in a matrix of collagen fibers and mineral salts. Connective tissue consists of cells and extracellular fibers in a liquid called ground substance .
An alloy of copper and certain metals other than tin, such as aluminum.
An object made of metal.
The definition of a mineral is anything not animal or plant life.
(Countable) A copper coin.
(Countable) A bright yellow colour, resembling the metal gold.
(--- Chiefly British) A flat roof covered with sheets of lead.
A silver-colored, malleable, ductile, metallic chemical element that is highly resistant to corrosion and tarnish, used as a chemical catalyst, for acid-proof containers, ignition fuses, jewelry, dental alloys, etc.: symbol, Pt; at. no. 78
A salt of silver as used in photography, etc.
Tin has been around since the formation of the Earth and it was used during the Bronze Age, starting around 3000 B. C.
A dark gray mineral, essentially Cu2 S, that is an important ore of copper.
A lead-gray mineral, Sb2 S3 , that is the chief source of antimony.
Any of several minerals, esp. metallic sulfides, with a bright luster; specif., sphalerite
A valuable silver ore, Ag2 S, with a lead-gray color and metallic luster that is often tarnished a dull black.
A silvery-white, hard, brittle, monoclinic mineral, FeAsS; iron arsenic sulfide: it is an ore of arsenic found as a twinned crystal in veins of metamorphic rock
A shiny, bluish-white metallic element that is brittle at room temperature but is malleable when heated. It is used in alloys such as brass and bronze, as a coating for iron and steel, and in various household objects. Zinc is essential to human and animal growth. Atomic number 30; atomic weight 65.39; melting point 419.4°C; boiling point 907°C; specific gravity 7.133 (25°C); valence 2.
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