Results for category "Minerals"


Minerals are a naturally occurring substance, solid and stable at room temperature. The diversity and abundance of mineral species is controlled by the Earth's chemistry. Minerals include aluminum, used in automotive and airplanes, bottling and canning industries, kitchen cookware and foil, building and electrical personal products, like deodorants. Minerals also include gold, used in dentistry and medicine, in jewelry and arts, to granite, graphite, gypsum, arsenic, asbestos and basalt. Minerals are used in almost every other industry, from boron in the manufacture of different types of glass, to lead and iron ore.