Minerals. Day 3 Student Notes Quiz Monday!. MINERALS. Elements are the basic building blocks of minerals ! But what is a mineral ? Naturally Occurring Solid Substance Orderly Crystalline Structure Definite Chemical Composition Generally considered inorganic.
Day 3 Student Notes
Minerals formed by the
crystallization of magma
It is one of the most abundant minerals found on earth!
Ice and snow
Zincite – used in semiconductors
4. Sulfates and Sulfides
6. Native elements
Galena – mined for lead
Pyrite – “fool’s gold” – mined for iron
To which mineral group do each of the following minerals belong:
Answer individually, after 5 minutes you will compare with a partner.
Answer the following questions: