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Chapter 15: Minerals and Environment  Holden mine (near Lake Chelan in Washington), an old copper and gold mine Big Question: Is It Possible To Use Nonrenewable Resources Sustainably?
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Lesson 15 / ESRM 100 / University of Washington Case Study Newport Golf Club near Seattle, similar to the Fossil Trace Golf Club described on page 319 in  your textbook. NewCastle Golf Club, built on former coal mine and landfill area.  See  http://www.golf.com/golf/courses_travel/coursefinder/course/0,28290,1517440,00.html
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Lesson 15 / ESRM 100 / University of Washington The Importance of Minerals to Society Some uses for minerals in a typical American home.
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Lesson 15 / ESRM 100 / University of Washington Formation of Mineral Deposits High concentrations of Earth materials form ore deposits. The  origin and distribution of mineral resources are related to the  history of the biosphere and the geologic cycle.
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/ ESRM 100 / University of Washington Distribution of Mineral Resources •Earth’s crust is silica-rich. •The oceans have low concentrations of many minerals.
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This note was uploaded on 10/09/2009 for the course ESRM 13570 taught by Professor Rob during the Fall '09 term at University of Washington.

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