Mineral in a sentence

The word "mineral" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of mineral and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Mineral

  • An inorganic species or substance occurring in nature, having a definite chemical composition and usually a distinct crystalline form. Rocks, except certain glassy igneous forms, are either simple minerals or aggregates of minerals.
  • Anything which is neither animal nor vegetable, as in the most general classification of things into three kingdoms (animal, vegetable, and mineral).
  • Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance.
  • Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters.
  • solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
  • relating to minerals

How to use mineral in a sentence. Mineral pronunciation.

Humboldt county is the richest mineral region upon God's footstool.
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Have no fears of the mineral resources of Humboldt county.
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Human—the highest specialized organism of visible creation, embodying the qualities of the mineral, vegetable and animal plus an ideal endowment absolutely minus and absent in the lower kingdoms—the power of intellectual investigation into the mysteries of outer phenomena.
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The earth and its myriad organisms, all minerals, plants and animals are thralls of its dominion.
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For example, an atom of the soil or dust of earth may traverse the kingdoms from mineral to man by successive incorporations into the bodies of the organisms of those kingdoms.
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At one time it enters into the formation of the mineral or rock; it is then absorbed by the vegetable kingdom and becomes a constituent of the body and fibre of a tree; again it is appropriated by the animal, and at a still later period is found in the body of man.
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So to speak, when the atom entered into the composition of the tree, it died to the mineral kingdom, and when consumed by the animal, it died to the vegetable kingdom, and so on until its transference or transmutation into the kingdom of man; but throughout its traversing it was subject to transformation and not annihilation.
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In the mineral realm there was a spirit of existence; in the world of plant life and organisms it reappeared as the vegetative spirit; thence it attained the animal spirit and finally aspired to the human spirit.
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The perfections of the mineral are translated into the vegetable and from thence into the animal, the virtue always attaining a plus or superlative degree in the upward change.
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When the human body crumbles into dust we can say it has become non-existent; therefore its dust in relation to living forms of human being is as non-existent but in its own sphere it is existent, it has its mineral being.
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When we were in the mineral kingdom, although endowed with certain gifts and powers, they were not to be compared with the blessings of the human kingdom.
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The mineral kingdom abounds with many-colored substances and compositions but we find no strife among them on that account.
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The seed does not at once become a tree, the embryo does not at once become a man, the mineral does not suddenly become a stone.
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Similarly, the terrestrial globe from the beginning was created with all its elements, substances, minerals, atoms, and organisms; but these only appeared by degrees: first the mineral, then the plant, afterward the animal, and finally man.
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For example: this mineral belongs to the mineral kingdom; however far it may rise, it can never comprehend the power of growth.
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Reflect that no effect, no trace, no influence remains of any being after its members are dispersed and its elements are decomposed, whether it be a mineral, a vegetable, or an animal.
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For example, you cannot see a ruby in the mineral kingdom, a rose in the vegetable kingdom, or a nightingale in the animal kingdom, without imagining that there might be better specimens.
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It is the same with the other beings: a mineral, however far it may progress in the mineral kingdom, cannot gain the vegetable power; also in a flower, however far it may progress in the vegetable kingdom, no power of the senses will appear.
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So this silver mineral cannot gain hearing or sight; it can only improve in its own condition, and become a perfect mineral, but it cannot acquire the power of growth, or the power of sensation, or attain to life; it can only progress in its own condition.
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Look at this mineral: however far it may evolve, it only evolves in its own condition; you cannot bring the crystal to a state where it can attain to sight: this is impossible.
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Examples of Mineral

Example #1
Each mountain range is gorged with the precious ores.
Example #2
I shall express an honest opinion, based upon a thorough examination.
Example #3
I am firm in the coal faith.
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Then is the fact established that huge forests once cast their grim shadows over this remote section.
Example #5
The outcome of this intellectual endowment is science which is especially characteristic of man.
Example #6
This scientific power investigates and apprehends created objects and the laws surrounding them.