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Mineral Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
  • of or containing or derived from minerals; "a mineral deposit"; "mineral water"
  • composed of matter other than plant or animal; "the inorganic mineral world"
  • relating to minerals; "mineral elements"; "mineral deposits"

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  • solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition

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Mineral Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Minerals are substances that are formed naturally in the Earth.

Minerals are usually solid, inorganic, have a crystal structure, and form naturally by geological processes.

The study of minerals is called mineralogy.

A mineral can be made of single chemical element or more usually a compound. There are over 4,000 types of known minerals. Two common minerals are quartz and feldspar.



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* The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. - J. Paul Getty


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