Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to mineralogy or the science of minerals: as, a mineralogical table.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to mineralogy.

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  • adjective Relating to mineralogy.

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Examples

  • Matthews and I put up some three-cornered shelves, on which I kept about a hundred books such as children like, and young people who are no longer children; and then, as I sat reading, writing, or stood fussing over my fuchsias or labelling the mineralogical specimens, there would come in one or another nice girl or boy, to borrow a "Rollo" or a "Franconia," or to see if Ellen Liston had returned "Amy Herbert."

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  • The mineralogical Siderikan epoch may or may not move over a bit, from 3.5 Ga to 3, depending on atmosphere conditions.

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  • Distinct micro-Raman spectra signatures of sample from the Little Hebe crater rim in Death Valley B simultaneously showing mineralogical and microbiological spectral signatures of various minerals.

    SETI Institute: Life at the SETI Institute: Rosalba Bonaccorsi -- Protecting and Exploring Mars from Earth

  • Distinct micro-Raman spectra signatures of sample from the Little Hebe crater rim in Death Valley B simultaneously showing mineralogical and microbiological spectral signatures of various minerals.

    SETI Institute: Life at the SETI Institute: Rosalba Bonaccorsi -- Protecting and Exploring Mars from Earth

  • It was a mineralogical oasis in the land of cotton and corn, a swath of hard, jagged terrain through central Alabama whose riches lay dormant for thousands of years.

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  • Of course, some mineralogical changes in the specimens may have taken place if Mars was indeed wetter in the distant past.

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  • Chemical weathering involves the alteration of the chemical and mineralogical composition of the weathered material.

    Weathering

  • Scientific periodicals throughout Europe published and republished accounts that, tying color to classic roles as a chemical indicator and mineralogical descriptor, linked colored substances to their use as coloring materials. 22 The influences could be subtle; an article about pyrites and vitriols might suggest new pigments and reformulated inks and dyes, if one were familiar with the role they played in those processes. 23

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Local imitation of Chinese wares and, later, imitations of those imitations depended on the discovery of native deposits of kaolin or of similar nonfusible earth. 32 reference Projects to invent, or reinvent a product as good as porcelain included geological ventures and mineralogical comparisons as well as chemical tests of porcelain bodies and coloring experiments. 33

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • But neither of her companions having any taste for mineralogical enquiries, she was obliged to defer her curiosity until a future opportunity.

    The Curate and His Daughter, a Cornish Tale

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