Rocks And Minerals

By: Caden Smith

Minerals Used in Your Home

Hematite-Trash Can, Blender

Copper-Telephone, Blender, Clock Radio, Computer

Chromite-Telephone, Blender

Silver-Telephone, Computer

Quartz-Blender, Clock Radio, Computer

Gold-Clock Radio

Pentlandite-Clock

Brass-Lamp

Wolframite-Lamp, light bulbs

Galena-Blender

Tungsten-Light bulbs

Graphite-Pencils, paint

Clay-Flower pots

Nickel-Rechargeable Batteries

Pyrrhotite-Rechargeable Batteries

Some Common Items Found In Your Home.

Rock or Mineral?

Hematite- Rock- Metallic,Red Streak,Brittle

Copper- Mineral- Luster, Metallic, Shiny Streak, 2.5 Hardness, Malleable

Chromite- Mineral- Sub-metallic Luster, Uneven Fracture, 5.5 Hardness, Brittle

Silver-

Quartz-

Gold-

Pentlandite-

Brass-

Wolframite-

Galena-

Tungsten-

Graphite-

Clay-

Nickel-

Pyrrhotite-