Other Bonds Covalent Bond Covalent bond Between 2 Nonmetals neither one donates or gives up an electron, They simply Share in outer orbital shell forming Covalent bond Metallic Bond very few electrons in the outer most electron shells. Instead of donating or sharing these electrons are released from the orbital shell and available for a nearby cluster of atoms to use. “floting in a sea of Electrons”
2.3 Crystalline Nature of Minerals A crystal is any substance whose atoms are arrange in a regular, periodically repeated pattern. When atoms combine to form minerals they so in organized way that forms a geometric pattern called crystal.