Minerals

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Minerals

Minerals Song

What is a Mineral?

Minerals are naturally occurringThey are not made by humansMinerals are inorganicThey have never been alive and are not made up from plants or animalsMinerals are solidsThey are not liquids (like water), or gases (like the air around you)Minerals have a definite chemical compositionEach one is made of a particular mix of chemical elementsMinerals have an ordered atomic arrangementThe chemical elements that make up each mineral are arranged in a particular way - this is why minerals 'grow' as crystals

Rocks and minerals usedin our daily lives- To eat: salt and vitamins- Plates- Drywall- Jewelry - Cleaning products- Building products

Minerals AND Rocks


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