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 for Mineral charcoal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mineral \Min"er*al\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or
        of minerals; as, a mineral substance.
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     2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters.
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     Mineral acids (Chem.), inorganic acids, as sulphuric,
        nitric, phosphoric, hydrochloric, acids, etc., as
        distinguished from the organic acids.
     Mineral blue, the name usually given to azurite, when
        reduced to an impalpable powder for coloring purposes.
     Mineral candle, a candle made of paraffin.
     Mineral caoutchouc, an elastic mineral pitch, a variety of
        bitumen, resembling caoutchouc in elasticity and softness.
        See Caoutchouc, and Elaterite.
     Mineral chameleon (Chem.) See Chameleon mineral, under
     Mineral charcoal. See under Charcoal.
     Mineral cotton. See Mineral wool (below).
     Mineral green, a green carbonate of copper; malachite.
     Mineral kingdom (Nat. Sci.), that one of the three grand
        divisions of nature which embraces all inorganic objects,
        as distinguished from plants or animals.
     Mineral oil. See Naphtha, and Petroleum.
     Mineral paint, a pigment made chiefly of some natural
        mineral substance, as red or yellow iron ocher.
     Mineral patch. See Bitumen, and Asphalt.
     Mineral right, the right of taking minerals from land.
     Mineral salt (Chem.), a salt of a mineral acid.
     Mineral tallow, a familiar name for hatchettite, from its
        fatty or spermaceti-like appearance.
     Mineral water. See under Water.
     Mineral wax. See Ozocerite.
     Mineral wool, a fibrous wool-like material, made by blowing
        a powerful jet of air or steam through melted slag. It is
        a poor conductor of heat.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Charcoal \Char"coal`\, n. [See Char, v. t., to burn or to
     reduce to coal, and Coal.]
     1. Impure carbon prepared from vegetable or animal
        substances; esp., coal made by charring wood in a kiln,
        retort, etc., from which air is excluded. It is used for
        fuel and in various mechanical, artistic, and chemical
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     2. (Fine Arts) Finely prepared charcoal in small sticks, used
        as a drawing implement.
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     Animal charcoal, a fine charcoal prepared by calcining
        bones in a closed vessel; -- used as a filtering agent in
        sugar refining, and as an absorbent and disinfectant.
     Charcoal blacks, the black pigment, consisting of burnt
        ivory, bone, cock, peach stones, and other substances.
     Charcoal drawing (Fine Arts), a drawing made with charcoal.
        See Charcoal, 2. Until within a few years this material
        has been used almost exclusively for preliminary outline,
        etc., but at present many finished drawings are made with
     Charcoal point, a carbon pencil prepared for use in an
        electric light apparatus.
     Mineral charcoal, a term applied to silky fibrous layers of
        charcoal, interlaminated in beds of ordinary bituminous
        coal; -- known to miners as mother of coal.
        [1913 Webster] charcoal-gray

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