1Convert (organic matter) wholly or partly into a mineral or inorganic material or structure.
- The rate at which nitrogen is mineralized from the soil organic matter pool is an important rate-limiting step in the cycling of nitrogen in terrestrial systems.
- Nitrogen also will be mineralized from soil organic matter.
- To produce bone, nature uses organic molecules to organize inorganic components that become mineralized through additional chemical reactions.
1.1Impregnate (water or another liquid) with a mineral substance.
- Prevalent is the slightly mineralised water of various physical-and-chemical composition, biologically active microelements, temperature, and healing features.
- Situated in the green foothills of the Lyulin Mountain, at an altitude of 630-640m the place offers slightly mineralised waters with hypothermal, hydrocarbonic sulphate and sodium-free composition.
- Iraq depends on importing specialised equipment, and some chemicals, to purify its water supply, most of which is heavily mineralised, and frequently brackish to saline.
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- Again, the older events at 500-million years, are also tied up with when the gold mineralisation was occurring in Australia.
- Gold and silver values are much lower in these veins than in the Brooklyn vein and suggest that the later stages of mineralization were much higher in gold and silver.
- Dr. Sreenath explained that in normal dentin, decorin and biglycan are probably degraded and then mineralization proceeds.
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