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Essential Environment

Environmental Science

Quiz 11 :

Geology, Minerals, and Mining

Quiz 11 :

Geology, Minerals, and Mining

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Minerals are components of ______________.
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Choose the item that best matches each item in the following: -Dissolves and extracts resources via a narrow borehole
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img Use the figure above to answer the following question -Another conclusion drawn from the bar graph is that ______________.
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Choose the item that best matches each item in the following: -Excavating a giant hole in the landscape to remove widely spread mineral deposits
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Smelting of iron ore involves ______________.
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Choose the item that best matches each item in the following: -Restoration of mined areas to pre-mining conditions
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The focus of the 2001 inquiry of the UN General Assembly into coltan mining in Congo was ______________.
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Most coltan ore is mined in ______________, but purified and marketed in ______________.
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Tantalum from African coltan is used primarily for the manufacture of ______________.
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A naturally occurring solid chemical element with a distinct composition and a crystalline structure is a(n) ______________.
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Choose the item that best matches each item in the following: -Surface layers are removed to expose and extract horizontal mineral deposits
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Choose the item that best matches each item in the following: -Tunneling deep underground to extract minerals
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img Use the figure above to answer the following question -The effects of increased recycling will, other factors being equal,_____________ .
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img Use the figure above to answer the following question -This bar graph tells us that _______________.
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Most metals, such as iron and copper, do not occur in a pure state in Earthʹs crust, but occur within ______________.
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Choose the item that best matches each item in the following: -Sifting through sand and silt in riverbeds for minerals using a sluice with running water
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If a mineral is opaque, lustrous, malleable, and can conduct heat and electricity, it is a(n) ______________.
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img Use the figure above to answer the following question -The effect of rising rates of consumption of metals will _____________.
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Choose the item that best matches each item in the following: -Mineral extraction by removing 100 vertical meters from hill and mountain tops
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img Use the figure above to answer the following question -The bar graph indicates that all of the metals shown will _______________.
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