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Interesting Facts about Iron Ore 8 The production of Iron ore. The averages of irone ore production are around 2 billion tons of raw ore annually. Iron ore production Interesting Facts about Iron Ore 9 The history. Australia is the first country where iron ore was deposited in 1880. Whereas small scale mining was begun early 1900s

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    Galena Facts Galena History Museum

    Galena is Latin for lead sulfide. In the peak year of 1845 the mining district with Galena as its hub produced almost 85 of the nations lead. The Lead Rush preceded the California Gold Rush by 20 years. Galena claimed 9 residents who reached the rank

  • Mineral Fact Sheets  Australian Mines Atlas

    Mineral Fact Sheets Australian Mines Atlas

    Fact Sheets Provided by the Minerals Council of Australia . They have been prepared in collaboration with Geoscience Australia and contain information about major mineral commodities and Australias minerals industry

  • 10 Facts About Calcium Carbonate  Fact File

    10 Facts About Calcium Carbonate Fact File

    Facts about Calcium Carbonate present the information about the chemical compound which consists of calcium oxygen and carbon. The formula for this compound is CaCO3. There are several marine organisms which have the shells composed from calcium carbonate

  • Minerals For Kids  Nemours Kidshealth

    Minerals For Kids Nemours Kidshealth

    Some minerals are even used to make hormones or maintain a normal heartbeat. Macro and Trace. The two kinds of minerals are macrominerals and trace minerals. Macro means large in Greek and your body needs larger amounts of macrominerals than trace minerals. The macromineral group is made up of calcium phosphorus magnesium sodium

  • Facts About Geodes  Sciencing

    Facts About Geodes Sciencing

    Often found in North America Central America South America and Namibia and a common sight in museum gift shops geodes are rock formations that involve a variety of minerals. At its most basic geodes are rocks with an interior cavity lined with another mineral. The name geode comes from the Greek word geode

  • 20 Facts About Steel That You Probably Didnt Know

    20 Facts About Steel That You Probably Didnt Know

    2020-5-16Modern steel buildings like The Empire State Building 1930 in New York and U.S. Steel Tower 1971 in Pittsburgh are designed to easily assemble and disassemble. Because steel and iron expand when heated the Eiffel Tower 1887 is about 6 inches taller in the summer than the winter. The first steel-made automobile was produced in 1918

  • Sphalerite Mineral Information Photo And Facts Zinc

    Sphalerite Mineral Information Photo And Facts Zinc

    2009-12-21Sphalerite Mineral Facts Chemical Formula ZnS - The Mineral is 67 Zinc by weight when pure. Colors Usually Black Brown or some shade of Red may be yellowish or green. Its streak is brownish yellow or white. Color is white when absolutely pure and green when nearly so the color darkening with increase in the amount of iron present.

  • Iron Facts  Cool Kid Facts  Fun Facts For Kids

    Iron Facts Cool Kid Facts Fun Facts For Kids

    This time period is known as the Iron Age although iron was used in this way during different periods of time in various parts of the world. Interesting facts about iron . The word iron comes from the Anglo-Saxon word iron which means metal. Of all the metals iron

  • Types Of Minerals Lesson For Kids  Studycom

    Types Of Minerals Lesson For Kids Studycom

    Some examples are iron ore manganese and chromite. We would use these types of minerals for things like steel to make buildings or tools. They could also be used for cast iron to make a frying

  • Gold Facts  Science For Kids  Fun Facts To Learn

    Gold Facts Science For Kids Fun Facts To Learn

    Gold and mercury readily form an amalgam even at room temperature. Iron Pyrite a mineral is very similar to gold in appearance and is therefore called fools gold. 24K is the purest form of gold. Golds amount in various alloys is measured in carats. In 18 carat gold copper makes up about 25 percent

  • Facts About Quart Rocks  Sciencing

    Facts About Quart Rocks Sciencing

    The quart rock is the most prevalent mineral found on earth. It is found in granite and other rocks such as sandstone. According to an article in the American Mineralogist the U.S. supply of quart crystals come almost entirely from Brail but they are also found in the United States Mexico South

  • 61 Interesting North Korea Facts  Factretrievercom

    61 Interesting North Korea Facts Factretrievercom

    North Korea has most of the Korean Peninsulas mineral resources such as high-grade iron ore deposits anthracite coal lignite coal phosphate rock tungsten lead gold silver and copper. 8 In North Korea there is one doctor for every 700 people and one hospital bed for every 350 people. The infant mortality rate is 51.341000. 14

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    Kids Science Metals Ducksters

    Fun Facts about Metals Silver conducts electricity better than any other metal. Brass is an alloy made from inc and copper. Pure gold is too soft for many things so most gold is combined with other metals to make it stronger. 24 karat gold is 100 pure gold. Much jewelry is made from 18 karat gold which is 75 gold and 25 other metals

  • Magnetite  Academic Kids

    Magnetite Academic Kids

    2005-6-21Magnetite is the most magnetic of all the minerals on Earth and these magnetic properties led to lodestone being used as an early form of magnetic compass. Small grains of magnetite occur in almost all igneous rocks and metamorphic rocks as well as many sedimentary rocks. Magnetite is a valuable source of iron ore

  • Chromite Mineral Information And Facts  Chrome Ore

    Chromite Mineral Information And Facts Chrome Ore

    2009-12-20Chromite Mineral Facts Chemical Formula FeCr 2 O 4 One of the first minerals to separate from a cooling rock magma and its large ore deposits are thought to have been derived by such magmatic differentiation. It is probably in all cases a segregation from the magma producing the rock. which is the chrome-iron alloy employed in the

  • 10 Copper Facts  Thoughtco

    10 Copper Facts Thoughtco

    The addition of copper to gold is how red gold or rose gold is made. Copper was the first metal to be worked by man along with gold and meteoritic iron. This is because these metals were among the few that exist in their native state meaning the relatively pure metal could be found in nature. The use of copper dates back more than 10000 years

  • Facts About Coal  Want To Know It

    Facts About Coal Want To Know It

    Coal is mined from under the ground either by shaft mining or open pit mining. Interesting Facts about Coal. Coal ash which is a by-product of coal mining is used as a filler for tennis rackets golf balls and linoleum The average coal miner is 50 years old and has 20 years of experience

  • Magnetite  Mineral  Britannica

    Magnetite Mineral Britannica

    Magnetite also called lodestone or magnetic iron ore iron oxide mineral FeFe 2 O 4 or Fe 3 O 4 that is the chief member of one of the series of the spinel q.v. group.Minerals in this series form black to brownish metallic moderately hard octahedrons and masses in igneous and metamorphic rocks and in granite pegmatites stony meteorites and high-temperature sulfide veins

  • Sedimentary Rocks Lesson For Kids Definition Facts

    Sedimentary Rocks Lesson For Kids Definition Facts

    Sedimentary Rocks Lesson for Kids Definition Facts. Examples include rock salt iron ore limestone and flint. Sedimentary Rocks Lesson for Kids Definition Facts Related Study Materials

  • Earth Science For Kids Minerals  Ducksters

    Earth Science For Kids Minerals Ducksters

    Interesting Facts about Minerals. Scientists who study minerals are called mineralogists. Around 99 of the minerals in the Earths crust are made up of eight elements including oxygen silicon aluminum iron calcium sodium potassium and magnesium

  • Rock Hound Kids  Rocks Minerals Fossils For Kids

    Rock Hound Kids Rocks Minerals Fossils For Kids

    Rock and mineral kits and fossil kits are a great way for kids to actually get their hands on these specimens. Rock hound kids will be able to have a collection of rocks and minerals including amethyst quart pyrite geode calcite and many others. Fossils include ammonite dinosaur bone turritella and

  • Copper Facts  Science For Kids  Fun Facts To Learn

    Copper Facts Science For Kids Fun Facts To Learn

    Copper is 100 recyclable which is good news considering the ever increasing demand of copper. About 40 of worlds copper need is met by recycled copper. Copper age started with the discovery of copper in 9000BC and ended with the start of Brone Age between 3700-3000 BC. The largest single piece of copper ever found weighed more than 520

  • Uk Facts  Facts About Uk  United Kingdom Facts

    Uk Facts Facts About Uk United Kingdom Facts

    UK Facts United Kingdom. Our UK Facts for Kids provide interesting and fun facts about the United Kingdom its geography its landmarks and attractions. Here are some interesting UK Facts which were choosen and research ed by kids especially for kids. UK Facts for Kids

  • Geology Rocks  Rock Around Our Homes  Fun Kids

    Geology Rocks Rock Around Our Homes Fun Kids

    2020-5-14Ores are the minerals or rocks that provide the metals we need like steel and aluminium. Steel is made by melting a mixture or iron ore limestone and coke made from coal in a large furnace. To improve steel for example to make it stainless we add other metals such as nickel or chromium