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Mineral Resources Out of the Ground . . . Into Our Daily Lives
This poster summarizes common uses of mineral resources in our homes, offices, and equipment we use daily. It shows a diagram of a house surrounded by various mineral names and some of the products made from them. There are also some definitions of the various classes of mineral commodities.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-047
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Geopubs
http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Phil Stoffer
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)