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Chapter 3 Section 1
A naturally formed inorganic solid that has a definite crystalline structure. All minerals are made of elements. Most minerals are made of compounds.
92 naturally occurring Pure substances that cannot be broken down into simpler substances by ordinary chemical means
Substances made of 2 or more elements that have been chemically joined or bonded.
Solid whose atoms, ions, or molecules are arranged in a definite pattern.
Silicate MineralsNon Silicate Minerals More that 90%of the Earth’s crust Silicon and oxygen and one or more metals Does not contain compounds of silicon and oxygen Mica Copper
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Chapter 3 MINERALS.
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Mighty Minerals Minerals are all around us. Today you will learn Fascinating Fact The elements oxygen, silicon, aluminum, iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium,
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