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the most common mineral group is the _________ silicates
scientists classify minerals into groups by using their _________ chemical compostion
Silicates silicon + oxygen
Carbonates carbon and oxygen
oxides metal and oxygen
sulfides sulfur and metals
sulfates sulfur and oxygen
Native elements one pure element
magnetite:Fe3O3 Fe:3 o:3
bornite: Cu5FeS4 Cu:5 Fe:1 S:4
dolomite: CaMg(CO3)2 Ca:1 Mg:1 C:2 O:6
minerals form when _____ of elements join together and________ begin to grow atoms crystals
what are the 4 ways minerals can form 1.water evaporate 2.hot water cools 3.molten rock cools 4.heat and pressure cause changes
which method can transfer minerals from one place to another? hot water cools
which method can happen on earths surface water evaporates
which method happens within earth molten rock cools
extreme pressure causes what to happen within the atomic bonding of minerals heat and pressure cause changes
the crystals grown in class were and example of what process water evaporates
the demos done in class were an example of what process evaporation
name 4 minerals that we use in everyday life 1. battery-lead 2.carpet-limestone 3.computer-aluminum 4.glass-feldspar
list 4 characteristics of a gem 1.hard 2.colorful glassy(luster) 4.polished
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