mineral spring


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mineral spring

[′min·rəl ¦spriŋ]
(hydrology)
A spring whose water has a definite taste due to a high mineral content.
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Europe is blessed with mineral springs, many rich in carbon dioxide, some possessing small amounts of radioactivity.
Local businessman Richard Varley built the spa baths at Slaithwaite almost 200 years ago to take advantage of two mineral springs of sulphur and iron.
Like Thomas Chambers, Charlene Boyer Lewis, Jon Sterngass and others, Gassan looks to the elite social milieu that coalesced around a small number of supposedly health-promoting mineral springs as the origins of an extensive American affinity for leisure travel and tourism.
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While many people associate the practice of soaking in hot mineral spring baths with Europe, most are not aware that a historical spring bath tradition exists in America as well.
The Bario highlands have long been known to be goiter-free and to have high-iodine well water and high-iodine, locally produced salt boiled down from mineral spring water; the salt was traded regionally.
99 [pounds sterling], were based on the principles of Eastern medicine and contained organic agaricus mushroom, Brazilian eucalyptus, the mineral tourmaline and Japanese mineral spring ions.
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One Pure Life bottling plant was established on a popular and ecologically sensitive mineral spring, prompting fierce opposition.
A nearby gully suggests ample water, as does rumor of a mineral spring at the tree's base.
The researchers measured chlorine ion concentrations in a mineral spring near the Yamasaki fault in southwest Japan almost every day for seven years.