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493.Which of the following is a common use of a mineral?a)hematite and magnetite are used for iron and steelb)halite is used as saltc)phosphorous is used in fertilizerd)feldspar is used in ceramicse)all of theseAnswer: eSection: 4.14Difficulty Level: Remember/UnderstandTopic: Earth Materials494.Which of the following mineral is used more for its chemical components than forits physical properties?Section 4.15 – Investigation495.Which of these minerals could be used to make glass windows?496.Which of these minerals would you use to make wallboard for the interior walls of your house?
145497.Which of these minerals would be the main component in the cement slab in your house?a)calciteb)gypsumc)quartz d)hematitee)clay mineralsAnswer: aSection: 4.15Difficulty Level: Remember/UnderstandTopic: Earth Materials498.What is a diagnostic characteristic of a mineral used to make a cement slab in your house?499.From the list provided below, choose those observations that accurately describe the mineral presented in this image.500.From the list provided below, choose those observations that accurately describe the mineral presented in these images. Both images show the same type of mineral.
146a)This mineral displays two directions of cleavage. b)This mineral effervesces with dilute HCl without being pulverized into a fine powder. c)This mineral flakes into thin sheets.Answer: bSection: 4.15Difficulty Level: Remember/UnderstandTopic: Earth Materials