Minerals

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Minerals

  1. 1. MINERALSSilicate minerals and non-silicate minerals By: Wesley Yeh and Brian Lan
  2. 2. MINERALS! Minerals can be divided into two groups,Silicate minerals and non-silicate minerals.
  3. 3. SILICATE MINERALS• Contains oxygen and silicon• Feldspar-main component of most rocks on the earths surface• Quartz-second main component in the Earth’s continental crust. Sales Silicate Minerals Non- silicate Minerals
  4. 4. NON-SILICATE MINERALSNative elements -- Copper, Cu, Gold, Au, Silver, Ag. -- Used in communication and electronic equipment.Occurred in nature in uncombined form .
  5. 5. NON-SILICATE MINERALSCarbonates : Carbon + Oxygen Creates cement, building stone, and fireworks.
  6. 6. NON-SILICATE MINERALSHalides- (fluorine, chlorine, iodine, or bromine)+ (sodium, potassium, or calcium) - Chemical industry + detergents
  7. 7. NON-SILICATE MINERALSOxides- any elements + oxygen
  8. 8. NON-SILICATE MINERALSSulfates- So4, cosmetics, toothpaste, cement, and , paint.
  9. 9. NON-SILICATE MINERALSSulfides- Element +sulfur

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