mineral (part of speech: noun)
clay, calcite, lignite, manganese, sulfur, chromite, bauxite, corundum, azurite, hornblende, kaolinite, ozocerite, asbestos, alabaster, fluorspar, fluorite, coke, silica, selenite, emery, molybdenite, garnet, fool's gold, barite, salt, graphite, feldspar, quartz, iolite, aragonite, carbon, silicate, mica, lazurite, peat, pyrite, pumice, pitchblende, gypsum, mineral, brookite, lime, obsidian, cryolite, chlorite, rhodonite, coal, diatomite, boron, brimstone, pyroxene, cobalt, orthoclase, glauconite, vermiculite, spar, chalcedony, crystal, quicklime, magnesite
- But- as it is- and it makes me perfectly furious- I have only the most ridiculously commonplace and comfortable affection for you- the sort which prompts mother to send you quinine and talcum powder- Balanced there side by side they fell to laughing. - "The Firing Line", Robert W. Chambers.
- The skin is first cleaned, then patted entirely dry, and, as a finishing touch, a bit of talcum is put on by means of a puff. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.
- She turned toward her dresser then and shook White dust of talcum on her arms, and looked So lovingly upon her tense straight breasts, Touching them under with soft tapering hands To blue eyes deepening like a brazier flame Turned by a sudden gust. - "Toward the Gulf", Edgar Lee Masters.