heavy mineral

heavy mineral

[′hev·ē ′min·rəl]
(mineralogy)
A mineral with a density above 2.9, which is the density of bromoform, the liquid used to separate the heavy from the light minerals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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