Minerals are an integral part of the structure of the Earth. Explore what minerals are, and how they are made, how they are identified and what they are used for. Look at the specific chemical and physical properties of minerals.
Learn more about these naturally occurring, inorganic solids.
An introduction to minerals that have been cut and polished.
Information on chemical principles, mineral groups and crystallography.
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