Mineral can have several meanings and refers to one of the following options :

1. A naturally occurring inorganic element or compound having an orderly internal structure and characteristic chemical composition, crystal form, and physical properties;

2. In miner's phraseology, ore;

3..Any natural resource extracted from the earth for human use; e.g., ores, salts, coal, or petroleum.;

4 . In flotation, valuable mineral constituents of ore as opposed to gangue minerals.
5. Any inorganic plant or animal nutrient.
6. Any member of the mineral kingdom as opposed to the animal and plant kingdoms.

-see also:
"Mineral" is in the NAICS Code "2123"
  (Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and QuarryingNonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying)

"Mineral" is in the HS Code "2201"
  Waters, Including Natural Or Artificial Mineral Waters And Aerated Waters, Not Containing Added Suga

"Mineral" is in the UNSPSC Code "11000000"
  Mineral and Textile and Inedible Plant and Animal Materials

Ref: 86201/2006-09-13

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