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mineral

mi nuh ruhl

  • n  solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
  • a  relating to minerals
    mineral elements
    mineral deposits
  • s  composed of matter other than plant or animal
    the inorganic mineral world

  • Asbestos, a mineral found notably in the Province of Quebec, does not decompose under even relatively high degrees of heat.
  • Are companies doing enough to make sure that the minerals that go into their laptops and hi-tech toys don't come from blood-soaked war zones?.
  • Davis writes that jumbo-sized produce contains more "dry matter" than anything else, which dilutes mineral concentrations.
News & Articles

  • Mineral City Village Council, June 10 meeting
    Mineral City Village Council agreed not to enter into a 10-year commitment with the Ohio Public Works Commission to borrow funds for paving.
    June 12, 2013 - The Times-Reporter
  • Navitas Land and Mineral Drills 7008 Foot Oil and Gas Well in Northwest Kentucky
    Navitas Land and Mineral Corporation, an oil and gas production firm, recently completed drilling, cementing and casing a 7008 foot oil well in Poole, Kentucky. According to the Kentucky Geological Survey, the Otho Babb #2 is the deepest oil well ever drilled in Webster County with producible oil.
    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Mineral Wells dealt blow as prison contract gets cut
    The decision by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to transfer inmates out of two privately run prisons in North Texas will be a blow for Mineral Wells.
    June 11, 2013 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Quotes

  • Pope Benedict XVI in PinkNews.co.uk
    There are scars which mark the surface of our earth, erosion, deforestation, the squandering of the world's mineral and ocean resources in order to fuel an insatiable consumption,the Pope said.
  • Julia Gillard in CNN (blog)
    Australians are entitled to a fairer share of our inheritance of the mineral wealth that lies in our grounds,she said.
  • Barack Obama in Human Events (blog)
    On the occasion of Michael Bromich's appointment as head of the Mineral Management Service, President Obama said, "For a decade or more, the cozy relationship between the oil companies and the federal agency (Mineral Management Service) was allowed...

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