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unoxidized

Line breaks: un|oxi¦dized
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈɒksɪdʌɪzd
 
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(also unoxidised)

Definition of unoxidized in English:

adjective

Not oxidized.
Example sentences
  • None of these features was seen on our unoxidized Belgian specimens.
  • Its mineralogy is complex with multiple representatives in most chemical groups, yet virtually all of the primary, unoxidized ores are dominated by a single zinc mineral, sphalerite.
  • An enormous amount of mineralization remained, but it consisted only of deep, unoxidized sulfides so low in grade that mining them was not economical.

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