mineralizer
noun see mineralize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mineralizer — Min er*al*i zer, n. An element which is combined with a metal, thus forming an ore. Thus, in galena, or lead ore, sulphur is a mineralizer; in hematite, oxygen is a mineralizer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mineralizer — [min′ər əl īz΄ər] n. 1. a substance, such as water, acid, or certain gases, which, when dissolved in magma, lowers the melting point and viscosity, promotes crystallization, and influences the formation of minerals 2. an element, as sulfur,… …   Universalium

  • mineralizer — [min′ər əl īz΄ər] n. 1. a substance, such as water, acid, or certain gases, which, when dissolved in magma, lowers the melting point and viscosity, promotes crystallization, and influences the formation of minerals 2. an element, as sulfur,… …   English World dictionary

  • Mineralizer — The purpose of a mineralizer is to facilitate the transport of insoluble “nutrient” to a seed crystal by means of a reversible chemical reaction. Overtime, the seed crystal accumulates the material that was once in the nutrient and grows.… …   Wikipedia

  • mineralizer — zə(r) noun ( s) 1. : an element that in combination with a metal forms an ore in galena sulfur is a mineralizer 2. : a dissolved gas or vapor (as water or fluorine) that promotes the crystallization of minerals in a molten magma, in adjacent rock …   Useful english dictionary

  • mineralizer — min·er·al·iz·er …   English syllables

  • mineralizer — A substance which combines with a metal in the soil or crust of the earth to form ore. Armstrong v Lake Champlain Granite Co. 147 NY 495, 42 NE 186 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • mineralize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1655 1. to transform (a metal) into an ore 2. a. to impregnate or supply with minerals or an inorganic compound b. to convert into mineral or inorganic form 3. petrify • mineralizable adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Quartz — This article is about the mineral. For other uses, see Quartz (disambiguation). Quartz Quartz crystal cluster from Tibet General Category …   Wikipedia

  • МИНЕРАЛИЗАТОР — вещество, вводимое в небольших количествах в сырьевую смесь для ускорения процессов образования различных химических соединений (Болгарский язык; Български) минерализатор (Чешский язык; Čeština) mineralizátor (Немецкий язык; Deutsch)… …   Строительный словарь

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