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A mineral is a naturally occurring, inorganic substance, with a definite composition and crystal form.

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    Minerals

    Minerals

    by CK-12 //basic
    Defines the properties of a mineral.
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    How It's Made - Road Salt

    How It's Made - Road Salt

    by CK-12 //basic
    This video shows in great detail how road salt is made. It gives an interesting and real world look at how minerals are extracted, processed, and commercialized.
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    Minerals Quiz - MS ES

    Minerals Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews the properties of minerals.
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  • Real World Application
    Whose Best Friend Are They?

    Whose Best Friend Are They?

    by CK-12 //basic
    The quality of synthetic diamonds has improved so much they are hard to tell from real diamonds.
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  • Real World Application
    The Bling Planets

    The Bling Planets

    by CK-12 //basic
    Conditions on the gas giants, like Uranus and Neptune, are right for the formation of diamonds in the atmosphere.
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