Assignment 2:
Abilities Acquired (what you learned)
At the end of this chapter you should be able to:
1.- Distinguish between ions, compounds, minerals, and rocks.
2.- Characterize the main mineral groups: silicates, carbonates, sulfides, oxides, and native elements.
3.-  Characterize the three main types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.
4.- Summarize the rock cycle.
5.- Explain the origin of main rock types.

6.- Discuss the heath risks of asbestos minerals.