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Mar 22, 2016

Rocks And Minerals 4 U Link Directory

A Link Directory of rocks, minerals, fossils, and Geology

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Mar 14, 2014


Topaz is a silicate mineral that can be many different colors.

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Dec 20, 2013



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Nov 08, 2013

Talc The Softest of Minerals

Talc is a metamorphic mineral from the silicate family.

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Sep 29, 2013

Muscovite A Flakey Silicate

Muscovite is a member of the mica mineral group. It is more important as a rock-forming mineral than as a collectible specimen.

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Sep 29, 2013

Malachite A Description with Pictures

Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral. It is a vibrant green color often banded with light and dark greens.

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Sep 29, 2013

Igneous Rock Formation Recycling Metamorphic Rocks

Igneous rock formation can happen when Metamorphic rocks are remelted.

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Sep 29, 2013

Fluorite - Calcium Fluoride A description

Fluorite is a halide mineral that is soft and usually colorless but can be blue, purple, green, brown, or yellow.

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Sep 29, 2013

A lesson Plan introducing the eight basic elements of the earth

In this lesson plan, students will be introduced to the concept of an element. They will work with the idea that all the millions of substances on the earth are combinations of only a few elements.

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Sep 29, 2013

Shale - Learn More About This Common Sedimentary Rock

Shale is similar to siltstone but with even finer grain size, less than 1/256 of a millimeter in diameter. It is a very common sedimentary rock.

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