Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
12 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword
We have 10 answers for the crossword clue Mineral
. We last saw the 'Mineral' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Friday, 18 September 2020.
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Definitions and usage
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- Solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
- Composed of matter other than plant or animal; "the inorganic mineral world"
- Relating to minerals; "mineral elements"; "mineral deposits"
We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Mineral'.
- A small usually tarred line of 2 strands
A mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
A health resort near a spring or at the seaside
Any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones
Apply talcum powder to (one's body)
The chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems
A hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)
A hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities
Lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms
A mineral consisting of uranium oxide and trace amounts of radium and thorium and polonium and lead and helium; uraninite in massive form is called pitchblende which is the chief uranium ore
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