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Copper & Kids
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Copper is found in many parts of the world It usually comes from copper ore, but small amounts are occasionally found ("native copper") in distorted cubic crystal chunks...

Copper & Kids
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Ore is first mined, then put through a series of processes to refine and purify the copperThe USA is the second largest producer of copper in the world The largest copper mine is found in Utah (Bingham Canyon)...

Iron Ore: Sedimentary Rock
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How Does Iron Ore Form? Nearly all of Earth's major iron ore deposits are in rocks that formed over 18 billion years ago At that time Earth's oceans contained abundant dissolved iron and almost no dissolved oxygen The iron ore deposits began forming when the first organisms capable of ....

The Mineral Copper
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Copper found in the free metallic state in nature is called "native copper" It is found throughout the world as a primary mineral in basaltic lavas The greatest known deposit of copper is in porphyries formed by volcanic activity in the Chile's Andean Mountains...

Chapter 4 Rocks and Minerals
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Chapter 4 Rocks and Minerals Chapter 4 focuses on Rocks and Minerals, looking at types of rocks , Non-clastic sedimentary rocks form from the precipitation , Penny-The students will scratch a copper penny to determine if the specimen is harder or softer than the penny Hardness = 3 on Mohs hardness scale...

Metallic Deposits
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Hydrothermal deposits rich in copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver, molybdenum, tin, mercury, and cobalt form from hot solutions that circulate through fractured country rock The solutions come from nearby intrusions or heated meteoric water...

Processes of Ore Formation
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Generally, host rock is a carbonate and new minerals formed are the calc-silicates diopside, andradite and wollastonite Temperatures involved are thought to be 300-500°C, but pressure is probably quite low...

HOW TO MAKE COPPER !!! From Green Rocks
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Sep 11, 2013· Dr Frankenshtein shows you How to Smelt Copper out of Green Rocks that you can find anywhere What remains is Blister Copper that is 98% Pure Copper , Now ,...

HOW TO MAKE COPPER !!! From Green Rocks
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Sep 11, 2013· Dr Frankenshtein shows you How to Smelt Copper out of Green Rocks that you can find anywhere What remains is Blister Copper that is 98% Pure Copper ,...

Volcanic Minerals
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Chimneys formed at the ridges have as much as 29 weight % zinc and 6 weight % copper in sulfide minerals (pyrrhotite, pyrite, sphalerite, and chalcopyrite) The minerals are dissolved in fluids at temperatures as high as 380 C flowing at 1-5 m/sec...

Interactives The Rock Cycle Types of Rocks
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Types of Rocks Rocks are not all the same! The three main types, or classes, of rock are sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous and the differences among them have to do with how they are formed Sedimentary Sedimentary rocks are formed from particles of sand, shells, pebbles, and other fragments of material...

Copper mining From ore to copper
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The unwanted waste rock (gangue) falls to the bottom and is removed The froth is skimmed off the surface and the enriched ore (mainly the copper mineral) is taken away for roasting The mixture of water, foaming agent and paraffin is recycled...

Coopers Rock State Forest
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Coopers Rock State Forest is famous for a lofty overlook with sweeping views of the Cheat River canyon and many miles of hiking trails Coopers Rock State Forest is famous for a lofty overlook with sweeping views of the Cheat River canyon and ,...

Classroom Resources
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Rocks and minerals are all around us We see and use them every day, without even realising it Minerals are the building blocks of rocks This booklet has been developed as an Earth Science companion for teaching primary and secondary level Science, in particular Year 8 Earth and Space Science Student activities are included...

How do minerals form underground?
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If the water has interacted with copper-rich rocks, copper minerals will form: Cu-bearing minerals: malachite and azurite or turquoise Another way is the formation of gems by hydrothermal processes...

Copper Mineral | Uses and Properties
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Native copper is an element and a mineral It is found in the oxidized zones of copper deposits; in hydrothermal veins; in the cavities of basalt that have been in contact with hydrothermal solutions; and as pore fillings and replacements in conglomerates that have been in contact with hydrothermal ....

Copper is found in what type of rock
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Copper can be found in Granitic and Basaltic rocks...

Porphyry (geology)
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Porphyry is a textural term for an igneous rock consisting of large-grained crystals such as feldspar or quartz dispersed in a fine-grained silicate rich, generally aphanitic matrix or groundmass The larger crystals are called phenocrysts...

Geologic Formations
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Geologic Formations , Contained within its boundaries is a diverse rock record stretching throughout most of geologic time From 18 billion-year-old metamorphic rocks exposed in the Black mountains, to recent playa sediments deposited in the valley basins, Death Valley possesses a superb geologic record , 8 Copper Canyon ,...

Native Copper Minerals from Michigan
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This is natural native copper which has been mostly removed from the matrix rock which was surrounding it It is the natural formation just as it formed in the rock It measures 3 1/4" x 3 5/8" x 1 1/4" thick and weighs nearly 1 1/8 lbs...

Keweenaw Michigan field trip
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The deposit was formed when pyrite near the base of the shale was replaced by chalcocite when copper bearing fluids circulated through the rocks in the closing stages of deposition of the Nonesuch shale (diagenesis - loss of water in the compaction of clays and sediments into rocks)...

Chalcopyrite
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Porphyry copper ore deposits are formed by concentration of copper within a granite stock during the ascent and crystallization of a magma Chalcopyrite in this environment is produced by concentration within a magma system...

Ore genesis
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Various theories of ore genesis explain how the various types of mineral deposits form within the Earth's crust , copper is either formed within sedimentary rocks, or associated with igneous rocks The world's major copper deposits are formed within the granitic porphyry copper style...

Iron Ore: Sedimentary Rock
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Earth's most important iron ore deposits are found in sedimentary rocks They formed from chemical reactions that combined iron and oxygen in marine and fresh waters They formed from chemical reactions that combined iron and oxygen in ,...

10 Most Deadly Rocks and Minerals
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Mar 07, 2013· The prism shaped green crystals form as secondary deposits in granitic rocks, and are composed of uranium Formed through a complex reaction between phosphorous, copper, water and uranium, the stunning crystal displays have seduced many mineral collectors into taking a sample for a shelf collection...

Arizona Roadside Environments
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The heat and water associated with this magma caused intense mineralization of nearby rocks, particularly limestone, and copper minerals formed These valuable copper deposits have been mined historically and are being mined today in the Clifton-Morenci area and the Globe-Miami area...

The Copper Basin
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The original deposition of rock in the Copper Basin occurred during the Cambrian Period when the sea advanced from the north There have been many periods of deformation since that time During the Ordovician Period, igneous rocks were intruding and the first of the ores were deposited...