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Rocks and Metals

Metals

 

Identifying metals

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During the 19th century it was discovered that by placing metal compounds into a flame each metal produced its own characteristic colour.


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Minerals

 

Pyrite (FeS2)

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Gold? Fooled you!


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Chalcopyrite (CuFeS2)

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Chalcopyrite is the most commonly found copper mineral and is the most important ore of copper. 


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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