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ROCKS AND MINERALS
WHAT IS A MINERAL?
It is a solid with
homogeneous
structure formed
naturally by
inorganic processes
WHAT IS A ROCK?
It is a solid with
heterogeneous
structure formed
by grains of one
or more minerals
PROPERTIES OF MINERALS
Crystal Form or Amorphous Form
PROPERTIES OF MINERALS
Color
PROPERTIES OF MINERALS
Brightness
Vitreus LusterlessPearlShapedMetal
PROPERTIES OF MINERALS
Hardeness
With nail With metalWith glassWitn coin
MINERALS: Native Elements
Gold Sulphur
MINERALS: volcanic Rocks
Lave
Basalt
Pumice
Slate
MINERALS: Silicates
Lapizlazuli
Red Gypsum
Laminate Gypsum
Talc
MINERALS: Silicates
Muscovite Mica
Feldspar
Biotite Mica
QuartzAgate
MINERALS: Silicates
Pink quartz
Amethyst
Smoky quartz
Flint
Red quartz
Quartzite
MINERALS: Carbonates
Calcite Desert roseSaprry Calcite
Aragonite Azurite Malachite
MINERALS: sULFIDES
Galena
Chalcopyrite
Argentioherous galena
Pyrite
MINERALS: Oxides / Hidroxides
Magnetite
Oligiste
Hematite
Limonite
MINERALS: Other Rocks
Coal
Amber
Granite
Salt
MINERALS UTILITY
Minerals useful metals are obtained for
humans
Minerals are obtained jewelry
Minerals are the priority ma...
MINERALS CURIOSITY
Giants Causeway
MINERALS CURIOSITY
Caves
MINERALS CURIOSITY
Mines
MINERALS CURIOSITY
Giant Crystals
MINERALS CURIOSITY
Giant Crystals
Minerals
Minerals
Minerals
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Minerals

  1. 1. ROCKS AND MINERALS
  2. 2. WHAT IS A MINERAL? It is a solid with homogeneous structure formed naturally by inorganic processes
  3. 3. WHAT IS A ROCK? It is a solid with heterogeneous structure formed by grains of one or more minerals
  4. 4. PROPERTIES OF MINERALS Crystal Form or Amorphous Form
  5. 5. PROPERTIES OF MINERALS Color
  6. 6. PROPERTIES OF MINERALS Brightness Vitreus LusterlessPearlShapedMetal
  7. 7. PROPERTIES OF MINERALS Hardeness With nail With metalWith glassWitn coin
  8. 8. MINERALS: Native Elements Gold Sulphur
  9. 9. MINERALS: volcanic Rocks Lave Basalt Pumice Slate
  10. 10. MINERALS: Silicates Lapizlazuli Red Gypsum Laminate Gypsum Talc
  11. 11. MINERALS: Silicates Muscovite Mica Feldspar Biotite Mica QuartzAgate
  12. 12. MINERALS: Silicates Pink quartz Amethyst Smoky quartz Flint Red quartz Quartzite
  13. 13. MINERALS: Carbonates Calcite Desert roseSaprry Calcite Aragonite Azurite Malachite
  14. 14. MINERALS: sULFIDES Galena Chalcopyrite Argentioherous galena Pyrite
  15. 15. MINERALS: Oxides / Hidroxides Magnetite Oligiste Hematite Limonite
  16. 16. MINERALS: Other Rocks Coal Amber Granite Salt
  17. 17. MINERALS UTILITY Minerals useful metals are obtained for humans Minerals are obtained jewelry Minerals are the priority matters for manufacturing materials
  18. 18. MINERALS CURIOSITY Giants Causeway
  19. 19. MINERALS CURIOSITY Caves
  20. 20. MINERALS CURIOSITY Mines
  21. 21. MINERALS CURIOSITY Giant Crystals
  22. 22. MINERALS CURIOSITY Giant Crystals

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