|Year Level(s)||Years 7-10|
|Subject Area(s)||Geography Science SOSE General Science Chemistry Earth & Environmental Science|
|Topic(s)||Geology / Mineral Formation|
Find out what minerals can be found in beach sands and why they are important to us. This is a PowerPoint presentation about sand minerals and the products derived from them. It deals with the origin and deposition of the mineral deposits, the properties of the minerals zircon, rutile and ilmenite and their uses as well as those of the metals titanium and zirconium. Most slides include relevant images. A glossary is included.
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