Mineral

Science / Geology / Mineral: A naturally occurring element or compound with a precise chemical formula and a regular internal lattice structure. Organic products are usually not included.

Mineral Lease

Science / Geology / Mineral Lease: A contract in which a mineral interest owner conveys to another party a right to explore for, develop, and produce mineral resources. The lessee acquires a working interest and the lessor retains a ro MORE

Mineralogy

Science / Geology / Mineralogy: The study of minerals - their composition, structure, formation, uses, properties, occurrence and geographic distribution. MORE

Mafic Mineral

Science / Geology / Mafic Mineral: A dark-colored mineral rich in iron and magnesium, especially a pyroxene, amphibole, or olivine. MORE

Opaque Mineral

Science / Geology / Opaque Mineral: A mineral which transmits no light through a thin section under a microscope. Usually a native metal, sulfide, or metallic oxide mineral. MORE

Mineral Interest

Science / Geology / Mineral Interest: An ownership, lease, concession, or other contractual interest that gives a party the right to explore and extract mineral resources on a property. MORE

Mineralization

Health / Vitamins / Mineralization: The addition of any mineral to the body. MORE

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