Translation of mineral in Spanish:

mineral

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnərəl/

n

  • 1.1 mineral (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [substance/deposits/wealth] mineral; [deficiencies] en or de minerales
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    • These groups are the silicate minerals, carbonate minerals, oxides, sulfides, and halides.
    • The solids used include natural clays and minerals, metal oxides and sulfides, metal salts, and mixed metal oxides.
    • It occurs in all kinds of minerals, such as oxides, carbonates, nitrates, sulfates, and phosphates.
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    • Traditional types of employment are farming, mining coal and other minerals, and industrial jobs.
    • In Dublin last night was Arthur Knox, chairman of the Durban Insizwa Mining Company with sole rights to the mining of the mineral in South Africa.
    • Three blue-chip companies have also taken a gamble and invested in a total of over eight million acres in the hope of mining platinum and other minerals at some future date.
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    • It's packed with antibodies, growth hormones, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and amino acids - and clearly far too good to leave to newborn babies.
    • Eat foods that provide all the requirements of nutrients, everyday vitamins, proteins, minerals, carbohydrates and fats.
    • Nutrients are vitamins and minerals that regulate the body's chemical processes and functions and help to keep you fit and healthy.
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    (minerals plural)
    (British English/inglés británico) [Cookery/Cocina] refrescos (mpl), (bebidas (fpl)) gaseosas (fpl) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)

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