Geology Rocks!....
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Not everything that glitters is gold.....

For this exercise, I want you to get as much information about a specific mineral as you can and write it up in a one page report, double spaced with 1" margins and 1.5 spacing (not double spaced). I prefer Google Classroom, BUT for now, until the end of this week, you may type it OR write it, OR e-mail it to me; If your paper is handwritten, it must be at least one and one-half pages in length (front and back). Things to include are mineral properties, history, chemistry, other minerals which are associated with it, uses, locations where it's found, any special significance, any special identifying features, and anything else you feel is either interesting or useful information about your particular mineral.

Cite your sources by URL, and DO NOT use Wikipedia..

Click on the link below the mineral list (Mineral Resources) to go to the page you need for information.

The number below indicates which mineral you will do your report on based on the number assigned to your classroom seat.

Classroom seats:
Back of the room
25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30
19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24
13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18
7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12
1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6
Room front

Computer# - Mineral for your report.

1. Bornite
2. Gypsum
3. Calcite
4. Fluorite
5. Apatite
6. Orthoclase
7. Quartz
8. Topaz
9. Corundum
10. Diamond
11. Sulfur
12. Copper
13. Graphite
14. Gold
15. Silver
16. Malachite
17. Emerald (Beryl)
18. Dolomite
19. Sphalerite
20. Pyrite
21. Baryte (Barite)
22. Garnet
23. Galena
24. Magnetite
25. Halite
26. Hematite
27. Olivine
28. Kaolinite
29. Talc
30. Augite

Use links from the following web site to find information, but you may also search the internet. Cite your sources by URL, and DO NOT use Wikipedia..

Mineral Resources

Lowell Bailey

595 Star Boulevard
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