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Minerals in our Environment
This downloadable poster (36 in. by 60 in.) describes how minerals are used in household substances and objects, listed by name, with numbers corresponding to locations in a typical house. For example, in the kitchen, appliances contain steel and copper, clay minerals are found in china, and table salt contains the mineral halite.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This resource is free of restrictions
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-2857
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Judy Weathers
USGS