3RD PLANET STUDY GUID2

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3 RD  PLANET STUDY GUIDE #3 NATURAL RESOURCES Industrial Minerals and Gems     What are industrial minerals? Give some examples? Non-metallic, Large Volume-low value (“Common Stuff”) Usually abundant and widespread  Mostly Mined to satisfy local demand                                        How is cement made and who first made it? Joseph Aspidin (English)- Portland cement in 1824 Used by Ancient Romans (coliseum) Mixture: Limestone-Source of Lime (ca) Shale or Clay- Source of Aluminum- (Al)                         Source of Silica- (si)   What is asbestos, and in what products has it been used?  A long fiber like mineral. (Scar the lungs get cancer)  Brake Shoes, clutch plates, and electrical insulators.    Is it related to disease? If so, what illness? Scarring of the lungs (Lung Cancer) 
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course GEOL 1420 taught by Professor Wagner during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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