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accessory mineral


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mineral that is present in a minor amount in rocks and is not considered an essential constituent of the rock.

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  • noun mineralogy any mineral that is present in small amounts in a rock, but is not considered to be characteristic of the rock


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