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Mineral Research Assignment

Geology Assignment: Mineral ResearchChoose a mineral to learn a little more about. You will need to discuss the following details:
 Describe a common use or benefit (household, industry, medical, decorative, etc.).
 Name one or two places where economic deposits are found.
 Discuss at least one environmental risk to collecting or processing or disposing of this mineral.
 Describe how your life would be impacted if this mineral were no longer available.
 Site your references by pasting the webpage(s) or detailing the book(s). Two common mineral
databases are listed below.
All together this mini-report should at least 250 words. For reference, this assignment description is
about 90-95 words.