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Mineral - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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"A mineral is a homogeneous naturally occurring substance with a definite but not necessarily fixed chemical composition. Most minerals are solids with an ...

What is definite chemical composition - Answers

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Definite chemical composition is when a mineral is made of the same material throughout. Basically when a mineral is only made of one material all the way ...

Minerals - Tulane University

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Aug 31, 2015 ... With a definite chemical composition (every time we see the same mineral it has the same chemical composition that can be expressed by a ...

The Learning Zone: What is a Mineral?

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A mineral is a naturally occurring inorganic solid, with a definite chemical composition, and an ordered atomic arrangement. This may seem a bit of a mouthful, ...

Chemical Composition - Mineralogy Database

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Definition. The unit cell of any substance will contain one or integral multiple of chemical formula units (Z value). Mineral formulas are based on the relationship  ...

What is the chemical composition of a diamond? | Reference.com

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A diamond is made entirely from carbon, the same element that makes up the graphite used in pencil leads. What gives a diamond the unique properties that ...

Mineral Definitions

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"Minerals are naturally-occurring inorganic substances with a definite and predictable chemical composition and physical properties." (O' Donoghue, 1990).

mineral | chemical compound | Britannica.com

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Mineral, naturally occurring homogeneous solid with a definite chemical composition and a highly ordered atomic arrangement; it is usually formed by inorganic ...

Mineral Properties | Mineralogy4Kids

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A mineral is a naturally-occurring, inorganic solid which possesses a characteristic internal atomic structure and a definite chemical composition. If we take the ...

Rocks and Minerals! - cloudfront.net

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definite chemical composition. Naturally occurring means that the mineral was made by natural geologic processes over time. Minerals cannot be made.

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What are Minerals? | What are Mineral Properties? - Geology.com

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A mineral is a naturally occurring, inorganic solid, with a definite chemical composition and ordered internal structure.

The Law of Definite Composition - Boundless

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The law of definite composition states that chemical compounds are composed of a fixed ratio of elements as determined by mass.

The tricky bits ... atoms, molecules and the rest - Oxford University ...

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Each mineral is defined by its particular chemical composition and crystal structure ... not vary - halite, like all other minerals has a definite chemical composition.