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The Three Kingdoms of Nature

Nature volume 13, page 386 | Download Citation

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IN reply to your correspondent's question as to which of the three kingdoms “water” belongs, I beg to state that the strict scientific definition of a mineral, adopted in most mineralogies, is as follows: a mineral is any inorganic, homogeneous, natural substance.

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