metalliferous


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metalliferous

containing a high concentration of metallic elements

metalliferous

[‚med·əl′if·ə·rəs]
(mineralogy)
Pertaining to mineral deposits from which metals can be extracted.
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Wednesday, May 26 Cheviot Valleys Flower Club, demonstration, Metalliferous, by Jean McClure, Memorial Hall, Whittingham, 7.