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mineral black[′min·rəl ¦blak]
Black pigment made from ground slate, shale, coke, coal, or slaty coal; used in inks, plastics, and coatings.
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mineral black, slate black
Black pigment obtained from crushing and grinding black earth deposits, such as slate, coal, coke, or shale.
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