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MINERAL EXTRACTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mineral extraction mean? 

MINERAL EXTRACTION (noun)
  The noun MINERAL EXTRACTION has 1 sense:

1. crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques

  Familiarity information: MINERAL EXTRACTION used as a noun is very rare.


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MINERAL EXTRACTION (noun)


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Meaning:

Crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

beneficiation; mineral dressing; mineral extraction; mineral processing; ore dressing; ore processing

Hypernyms ("mineral extraction" is a kind of...):

extraction (the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means)

Domain member category:

activating agent ((mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral)


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