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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A commgold or sometimes silver ore that is either broken or in place. Also: A hard mineral substance that is used in making electronic watches and clocks.

Usage examples (4)
  • Miners look for specific kinds of quartz in order to locate possible sources for gold.
  • He had had experience in quartz-mining before he went to
  • He had had experience in quartz-mining before he went to Alaska, and he enjoyed the recrudescence of his old wisdom in such matters.
  • Getting gold from the veins is called quartz-mining. for more
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