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Write an Answer to the Following Question in Your Own Words. Write the Names of Five Minerals and the Useful Substances Obtained from Them. - General Science

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Write an answer to the following question in your own words.

Write the names of five minerals and the useful substances obtained from them.

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Minerals are naturally occurring solid substances that have a characteristic internal structure and properties. They are formed through geological processes that take millions of years. Examples of minerals are:

1. Iron ore: farming implements, rails of railway track
2. Manganese: medicines, electrical appliances
3. Bauxite: aeroplanes, transport vehicles, electric wires
4. Copper: radios, telephones, vehicles, kitchen utensils, statues
5. Mica: ayurvedic medicines, dyes, electric machines and equipment, wireless communication equipment.

Concept: Classification of minerals according to their properties
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Balbharati General Science 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 16 Natural Resources
Exercise | Q 2.7 | Page 112
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