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Minerals Did you brush your teeth this morning? A mineral “calcite” was used to make your toothpaste. Use a pencil? Mineral: graphite Aluminum foil for your lunch? Bauxite Pocket change: copper penny Wearing any earrings, jewelry, watches (quartz) Cell phones, mp3 players Computers (silver, gold, chloride, zinc) THESE ARE ALL COMPOSED OF MINERALS What are minerals? Minerals are __________ or ___________ occurring naturally in Earth’s crust. Minerals are the building blocks of ___________. Where are most minerals found: in the hydrosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, or atmosphere? Though minerals can be found in each of Earth’s 4 main reservoirs, most minerals are found in Earth’s ________________. The lithosphere is ________ ________ and the _________ ___________. The lithosphere is 5-30 miles deep. What’s the difference between a mineral and a rock? Page 1 of 4
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A mineral has precise chemical composition while a _______ is usually a ________ of several minerals.
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