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Noun: mineral wax
  1. A waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles
    - ader wax, earth wax, ozokerite, ozocerite

Derived forms: mineral waxes

Type of: mineral

Encyclopedia: Mineral wax