Common Minerals & Their Uses

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Which of the following is a common mineral that is a metal and yellowish in color?

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1. Which common mineral is used to keep time in watches?

2. Lithium is used in which of these products?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions allow you to assess your knowledge of common minerals. You will be given a description of a mineral and asked to identify it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these quiz questions to make sure you understand:

  • A mineral that is both a metal and yellow in color
  • The mineral used to make stainless steel
  • How lithium is used
  • The common mineral that produces 20% of the energy in the U.S.

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve mineral identification problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what commonly used mineral is a yellowish metal
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different minerals based on a description of their use and characteristics

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of the uses of these common natural resources, read the lesson titled Common Minerals & Their Uses. You will learn about:

  • The appearance and common uses for aluminum
  • Where various minerals are found
  • The uses for clay
  • What mineral is used in mixed concrete
  • U.S. currency once made using copper
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