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Definition of Mineral


  1. An inorganic species or substance occurring in nature, having a definite chemical composition and usually a distinct crystalline form. Rocks, except certain glassy igneous forms, are either simple minerals or aggregates of minerals.
  2. A mine.
  3. Anything which is neither animal nor vegetable, as in the most general classification of things into three kingdoms (animal, vegetable, and mineral).
  4. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance.
  5. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters.
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Mineral Translations

mineral in Afrikaans is mineraal
mineral in Dutch is mineraal
mineral in German is Mineral
mineral in Norwegian is malm
mineral in Spanish is mineral
mineral in Swedish is mineral