Rock can be defined as a solid body of one or more kinds of minerals. In a few cases, however, rocks may contain material that is not mineral. An example of this
An ore is a type of rock that contains sufficient minerals with important elements including metals that can be economically extracted from the rock. The ores are
In some large bodies of magma, or molten rock, the minerals that crystallize settle to accumulate on the chamber floors, which slowly build up until the magma is
Once the miners had drilled, blasted, tunnelled, sweated, toiled and collected the muck (a mixture of valuable ore minerals and waste rock), it was sent to the.
A systematic collection of metallic ores and mineral commodities. Rocks and ores from layered igneous complexes, ultramafic xenoliths, and ophiolites
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