Lecture 9 - Minerals - Lecture 9 Minerals Test Thursday...

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Lecture 9 Minerals
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Test Thursday September 22 Chapters 13 Earthquakes 14, 1 Earth’s Interior 2 Plate Tectonics 12 Volcanoes 7 Deformation, Folds, Faults, Mountain Building Bring your ID Old Tests on T-square
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Rocks and Minerals
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Minerals: The Building Blocks of Rocks Definition of a mineral Natural Inorganic Solid Possess an orderly internal structure of atoms Have a definite chemical composition
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Composition and Structure of Minerals Elements Basic building blocks of minerals Over 100 are known Atoms Smallest particles of matter Have all the characteristics of an element
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Periodic Table of the Elements
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Atoms Nucleus – central part of an atom that contains Protons – positive electrical charges Neutrons – neutral electrical charges Energy levels, or shells Surround nucleus Contain electrons – negative electrical charges
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course EAS 2600 taught by Professor Ingalls during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Lecture 9 - Minerals - Lecture 9 Minerals Test Thursday...

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