Uses of Minerals (Utensils (Plates- ceramic and made of clay., Glasses- …
Uses of Minerals
Plates- ceramic and made of clay.
Glasses- silica sand.
Cutlery- aluminium or steel.
Cooking pans-aluminium, steel of copper.
Roads and footpaths- crushed rock, sand and gravel.
Railway tracks-laid on aggregates.
Most vehicles- steel and aluminium
Aircraft engines- components of nickel, cobalt, chromium, aluminium and titanium.
Salt, calcium carbonate and other minerals are used as food additives.
Sand and diatomite are used to filter water.
Diatomite and bentonite are used to clarify drinks.
Plastic packaging- oil, natural gas or coal
Phosphate, potash and lime-fertilisers.
Minerals make water clean and safer to use.
Aggregate,iron,clay,shale,gypsum, silica sand, sand, gravel, copper and pigments
Heat, hot water and electricity- Coal, oil, gas and uranium.
Uses minerals and metals- copper, gold,platinum,tantalum,zinc,tin and nickel