Backyard Science: Geology
Lesson 4: Identifying Minerals
- Learn how to identify minerals
- Learn about the five major mineral properties
This would be fun to find! Imperial topaz, found in Brazil.
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Elements like silver, gold, helium, carbon and sodium are made of specific types of atoms. Different elements combine together to make water and minerals.
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