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UNIT 4 TEST APES Flashcards Quizlet
Rocks comprise primary minerals that erode to secondary minerals and then to ionic forms of these minerals. An example is a. granite clay calcium carbonate sodium. b. granite feldspar clay potassium ions. c. basalt feldspar clay nitrogen. d. feldspar clay marble calcium carbonate.
A mineral is an economic commodity. Minerals are excavated, because they contain costly matter or specific properties, or because they are pretty or rare. We can distinguish about three thousand different types of minerals. However, new types of minerals are still to be discovered. All minerals can be divided up in classes.
Flotation ore dressing Britannica
Flotation is widely used to concentrate copper, lead, and zinc minerals, which commonly accompany one another in their ores. Many complex ore mixtures formerly of little value have become major sources of certain metals by means of the flotation process. This article was most recently revised and updated by Chelsey Parrott Sheffer, Research Editor.