What does minerals mean?

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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Minerals

    Native, inorganic or fossilized organic substances having a definite chemical composition and formed by inorganic reactions. They may occur as individual crystals or may be disseminated in some other mineral or rock. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

Editors Contribution

  1. minerals

    Plural form of mineral.

    The Earth's crust contains a variety of different minerals which we call a form of natural resources.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minerals in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minerals in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Larry Taylor:

    The associations of minerals will tell us something about the genesis of this rock, which is a strange one indeed.

  2. Benjamin Baechler:

    When it comes to a daily supplement, this study suggests making a distinction between a product that only has vitamins and those that also have minerals.

  3. Scott Sandford:

    This sort of spectral matching is a way to identify an unknown, good spectral matches suggest possible identifications, while bad matches eliminate them. Most of the spectra are dominated by minerals that are consistent with the identification of this meteorite as a carbonaceous chondrite.

  4. Regan Bailey:

    It’s way too early to really know if use of multivitamin-minerals over time reduces the risk of cardiovascular mortality (or any other health problem or cause of death) in women, our study suggests the possibility that there is such a connection for women, which is an interesting finding but to know for sure would require a clinical trial.

  5. Maya Cooper:

    We've have the suggestion that people should just have a liquid, they should take a pill to consume all the vitamins and minerals that they need, the issue with that is that there's a psychological experience that comes with eating. And people don't want to take all their meals through a straw, they don't want to swallow a pill for all their nutrition, and the pill wouldn't be as bioavailable as the food itself. So it's necessary, in terms of the human experience, that people eat.

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