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adjective as in inorganic

adjective as in metallic

noun as in metal

noun as in nutrient

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noun as in ore

noun as in stone

noun as in turquoise

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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.

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.

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.

They also analyze what essential minerals the body is losing in that sweat.

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.

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.

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.


On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mineral, such as: azoic, cold, dead, defunct, dull, and exanimate.

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