Rock Poster

By:Camilla Russell

Rock vs. Minerals

Rocks are a solid mineral that comes of the earth. Minerals are a solid substance from a natural event.

Four Characteristics of Minerals

1. Forms in nature

2. Has a special ingredient

3. Is solid

4. Has a crystal structure

Three characteristics of Rocks

1. Is solid

2. Forms in nature

3. Is made up of more than one mineral

10 Examples of a Rocks & Minerals

Chromite

known for its toughness and its uses are for military hideouts and for some times tanks

importance

Rocks and minerals are important in our lives because they help make our cars, supplies and objects we need everyday to get to long distances or to have windows to protects us from weather or flying objects. They make up basically everything we have today. Without them we would be living like cavemen.