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Is sodium a mineral?

yes its a mineral. No, it is a chemical element that does not occur in pure form, only as a component in minerals. Here's a list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Sodium_minerals So strictly speaking, although it is often referred to as a mineral in… Full Answer

Is mineral water a mineral?

Water is not a mineral because it is not solid--except in Antarctica and Greenland, and on the moons of the outer planets. In these contexts it is considered a rock-forming mineral. The word mineral has several meanings, it can be… Full Answer