What does minerals mean?

Definitions for minerals

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word minerals.

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. Robert Hazen:

    Some of the other rare minerals are also only known from a thimbleful.

  2. Cynthia Sass:

    It’s chock-full of good fat, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber.

  3. Hamisi Shomary:

    Tanzania has natural gas, minerals and so many other resources yet we don't see any benefit.

  4. Cynthia Sass:

    Whole grains contain natural substances that may bind with minerals, which make them less absorbable.

  5. Jesse Ausubel:

    There are some master jewelers who would love to work with the rare minerals tiara of the 21st century.

Images & Illustrations of minerals

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Translations for minerals

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  • полезные ископаемыеRussian

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