Meaning of 矿

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(Trad.: 礦)
Pinyin: kuàng
English Definition: ore; mine
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: 广 indicates the sound; (mineral) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
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Example Words
煤矿 méi kuàng coal mine; coal seam
矿产 kuàng chǎn minerals
矿山 kuàng shān mine
矿业 kuàng mining industry
矿工 kuàng gōng miner
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Example Sentences
He works at the mine.
A kind of ore has been discovered here recently.
It' s only a matter of time before China is not the major supplier to the rest of the world," he said, while adding that there might be supply problems before the other mines can open.
But new mines are likely to take three to five years to reach full production, according to industry executives.
Genius without education is like Silver in the Mine.