Mineralized
Mineralize Min"er*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mineralized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mineralizing}.] [Cf. F. min['e]raliser.] [1913 Webster] 1. To transform into a mineral. [1913 Webster]

In these caverns the bones are not mineralized. --Buckland. [1913 Webster]

2. To impregnate with a mineral; as, mineralized water. [1913 Webster]

3. To charge or impregnate with ore. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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