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  • nounmineral
  • nounmetallic mineral

synonyms for ores

  • metal
  • metalliferous earth
  • native mineral
  • parent rock
  • unrefined earth
  • unrefined rock
  • gold
  • metal
  • iron
  • lead
  • rock
  • silver
  • bronze
  • platinum
  • mineral
  • copper
  • blende
  • tin
  • zinc
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Taking it, however, at what it cost me, the whole expense on the ores delivered on board would not amount to 9l.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The stuff utterly dissolves animal tissue, bone, even the common ores—keeps them in suspension.
IN THE DARKRONAL KAYSER
The ores were very generally decomposed to a depth of about 300 feet.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
Ores containing it in any quantity are, therefore, unfitted for the manufacture of alum.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Fissure veins are generally in positions of this kind, formed and filled in a similar manner, but with the various metallic ores.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 415, DECEMBER 15, 1883VARIOUS
Others had sold for a song claims that had been suddenly found to be fairly stuffed with precious ores.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The iron ores of the Coal Measures have given rise to great manufactures of steel, from cutlery to machinery and armour-plates.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Copper is sometimes found native; but commonly mixed with sulphur, in ores of a red, green, or blue colour.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
In order to convert the ores into metals, some of them are first reduced to powder, to wash out the earthy or saline particles.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
It is a white and brittle substance, expelled from the ores of several metals by heat.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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