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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Definition:In general, a mineral is a chemical substance that is normally crystalline formed and has been formed as a result of geological processes. The term also includes metamict substances (naturally occurring, formerly crystalline substances whose crystallinity has been destroyed by ionising radiation) and can include naturally occurring amorphous substances that have never been crystalline ('mineraloids') such as georgite and calciouranoite as well as substances formed by the action of geological processes on bigenic compounds ('biogenic minerals').
Synonyms:related_synonym: Minerale;   minerales;   minerals;   mineraux
 xref: Wikipedia:Mineral

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  CHEBI ontology 19761
    chemical entity 19761
      chemical substance 12190
        mineral 3918
          azurite 0
          biogenic mineral + 0
          carbonate mineral + 0
          diatomaceous earth + 0
          disodium tetraborate + 1
          disodium tetraborate decahydrate 0
          disodium tetraborate octahydrate 0
          halide mineral + 0
          hydrated silica + 0
          mineral nutrient 0
          native element mineral + 385
          oxide mineral + 166
          phosphate mineral + 0
          silicate mineral + 3611
          sulfate mineral 0
          sulfide mineral + 0
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