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PREFERRED TERM
05ore  
TYPE
  • rdfs:Resource

DEFINITION
  • The naturally occurring material from which a mineral or minerals of economic value can be extracted at a reasonable profit. Also, the mineral(s) thus extracted. 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
  • Glossary of Geology. 5th Edition, AGI - online
URI
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/earth-resource-material-role/ore
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