Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Mineral

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"

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Mineral'.

marline
  • A small usually tarred line of 2 strands
ramline
  • Definition Unavailable

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ORE

A mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined

SPA

A health resort near a spring or at the seaside

4 Letters

MICA

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

OPAL

A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones

TALC

Apply talcum powder to (one's body)

5 Letters

BERYL

The chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems

EMERY

A hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)

6 Letters

QUARTZ

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

9 Letters

INORGANIC

Lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms

11 Letters

PITCHBLENDE

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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