ROCKS AND MINERALS!. Beth Carter, White Knoll Elementary Lexington School District One. What are minerals?. Minerals!. A solid object that was formed in nature, and has never been alive. Examples of Minerals. Quartz. Calcite. Iron. Diamond. Hematite. Uses of Minerals.
Beth Carter, White Knoll Elementary
Lexington School District One
Quartz makes glass.
Diamonds make jewelry.
Many things that we see and use every day are made from iron.
Rocks are made of minerals. Some rocks are made of just one, while others are made of many.
Granite is a rock that is made of three minerals.
Flowing water, exploding volcanoes, and heat and pressure from inside the Earth all form the three types of rocks.