Activities (things you must do):
Review and understand the terms listed on page 296 of your textbook.
Visit this site to learn about mines and geology.
Study the relationship between minerals, the environment, and public health
Develop a case history for the nickel-copper deposits covering: (a) formation of the Ni-Cu sulfide deposits; (b) the potential of new Ni-Cu deposits in the Lake Superior region; (c) importance of the Ni-Cu sulfide deposits
Investigate and learn about these six minerals: bauxite-alumina; coal, graphite, iron ore, silver, thorium, and gold. Focus on the use of those minerals as commodities including: (a) domestic production and use; (b) salient statistics in US; (c) recycling (d) import sources; (e) depletion allowance; (f) government stockpile; (g) events, trends and issues; (h) world production, reserves, and reserve base; (i) world resources, and (j) substitutes.
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