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2 Minerals mining rocks Resources Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy Hardness

3 What is a mineral?

4 A naturally formed, inorganic solid with a crystalline structure

5 What are elements?

6 Pure substances that cannot be broken down into simpler substances by ordinary chemical means.

7 What is a atom?

8 The smallest part of an element that has all the properties of that element.

9 What is a compound?

10 A substance made of two or more elements That have been chemically joined, or bonded Together.

11 What are crystals ?

12 Solid, geometric forms of minerals Produced by a repeating pattern of atoms That is present throughout the mineral.

13 What is hardness?(what does it refer to?)

14 Refers to a minerals resistance to Being scratched.

15 What is the Mohs hardness scale?

16 The scale that measures the hardness of Minerals.

17 What is density?

18 The measure of how much matter There is in a given amount of space.

19 What is the hardest mineral?

20 Diamond

21 What is the weakest mineral?

22 Talc

23 What is ore?

24 A word to describe a mineral deposit Large enough and pure enough to be Mined for profit.

25 What is deep mining?

26 The removal of minerals or other materials From deep within the Earth.

27 What are two types of mining?

28 Surface mining, deep mining, strip mining

29 What is reclamation?

30 One way to reduce the harmful effects Of mining is to return the land to its original State after the mining is completed.

31 What is surface mining?

32 The removal of minerals or Other materials at or near the Earths Surface.

33 How is a sedimentary rock made?

34 Compacting and cementing

35 How is a igneous rock formed?

36 Melting and cooling

37 How is a metamorphic rock formed?

38 Heat and pressure

39 What are layers of sedimentary rocks called?

40 stratas

41 What is an extrusive rock?

42 A igneous rock that forms on the Earths surface.

43 What is a natural resource?

44 Any natural substance, organism, Or energy form that living things use.

45 What is a nonrenewable resource?

46 A resource that cannot be used again.

47 What are energy resources?

48 Natural resources that humans use to Produce energy.

49 What are fossil fuels?

50 Nonrenewable energy resources that form over Millions of years.

51 What are natural resources?

52 Gaseous fossil fuels.

53 What is the most used alternate energy source?

54 Solar energy

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