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The life cycle of a mineral deposit - A teacher's guide for hands-on mineral education activities

Defines what a mineral deposit is and how a mineral deposit is identified and measured, how mineral resources are extracted, and how a mine site is reclaimed; how minerals are processed; and how we use minerals in everyday life.

by Frank, David G.; Galloway, John Paul; and Assmus, Kenneth C.
U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 17
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
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K-12 resources, Economic geology, Mineral resources
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