a.1.Being or dwelling around the earth.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Thus, based on the performed investigations, the following hypothesis about the origin of the given radiation is suggested--the minerals and monocrystals do not radiate; instead, they are passive filters of circumterraneous radiation.
One more corroboration of the hypothesis that the mineral is merely a filter of circumterraneous radiation is the absence of instrument measurements.