light mineral

light mineral

[′līt ¦min·rəl]
(mineralogy)
A rock with minerals that have a specific gravity lower than a standard, usually 2.85.
A light-colored mineral.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Since the volume of the INL MIR system is over 11,000 liters (2,900 gal), light mineral oil was selected as the working fluid due to environmental and safety considerations and because its refractive index matches that of some quartz at specific temperatures and at the wave lengths of the lasers employed.
The 40-pound two-piece has light mineral gel oil in the cups that moves with the wearer and stops it causing unpleasant bulges while swimming or sunbathing.
On the nose, really peachy tang with light mineral notes.
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