nickel ores

Keyword Definition

[ore] The naturally occurring material from which a mineral or minerals of economic value can be extracted at a reasonable profit. The term is generally but not always used to refer to metalliferous material, and is often modified by the name of the valuable constituent, e.g., “iron ore”.

Source: AGI Glossary of Geology, 4th edition, 1997

Category: Geological

Geological keywords, such as “granite”, “lake”.  The definitions are generally taken from the AGI Glossary of Geology.  Keywords with a geographic context (e.g. Cape Smith Fold Belt, Selwyn Basin, Grenville Province) are assigned to a separate category.

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