Outcome: Chemistry of Minerals

Describe the basic chemistry involved in mineral formation and structures.

In this section, you will learn the basic chemistry associated with the different types and classes of minerals.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Identify the building blocks of matter.
  • Differentiate between different kinds of atomic bonds.

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Reading: The Building Blocks of Matter
  • Reading: Atomic Bonds
  • Self Check: Chemistry of Minerals


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