mineral

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green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate actinolite
(mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral activating agent
waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles ader wax , earth wax , mineral wax , ozocerite , ozokerite
concrete mineral materials aggregate
soils, mineral salts in arid alkali
astringent mineral salt alum
white crystalline compound that occurs naturally as the mineral gibbsite aluminium hydroxide , aluminum hydroxide , hydrated aluminium oxide , hydrated aluminum oxide
white or grey mineral consisting of lithium aluminum phosphate; a source of lithium amblygonite
mineral or mineral variety belonging to the amphibole group amphibole
volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by expanding gas have subsequently become filled with mineral deposits amygdaloid
dark brown mineral of the amphibole group; magnesium iron silicate anthophyllite
common complex mineral consisting of calcium fluoride phosphate or calcium chloride phosphate; a source of phosphorus apatite
mineral form of crystalline calcium carbonate; dimorphic with calcite aragonite
rare steel-grey mineral consisting of silver and germanium and sulfur argyrodite
silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt) atomic number 11 , Na , sodium
white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite atomic number 21 , Sc , scandium
dark-green to black glassy mineral of the pyroxene group containing large amounts of aluminum and iron and magnesium augite
mineral consisting of zirconium oxide baddeleyite
white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium barite , barium sulphate , barytes , heavy spar
yellow-to-brown mineral that is a source of rare earth elements bastnaesite , bastnasite
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