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Rocks and Minerals

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Lithosphere Lithosphere of the earth mainly consists of rocks and soil. Rocks and soil both are natural resources. Rocks are made up of grains called minerals. One or more than one minerals are present in one kind of rock. Minerals can be seen or can't be seen with the naked eyes. Minerals are very important natural resource as they contain ores, from which metals and non-metals can be obtained profitably.  
Notes: Rocks and Minerals Class 5 Notes | EduRev
Notes: Rocks and Minerals Class 5 Notes | EduRev


ExamplesRock typePropertyUses
BasaltIgneousDense and dark fine grains 
GraniteIgneousLight colored, larger grainsMaking building, Statues and roads
PumiceSedimentaryLight colored containing togetherScrubber
SandstoneSedimentaryGrains of sand cemented togetherBuilding making
ConglomerateSedimentaryMass of pebbles cemented together 
ShaleSedimentarySmooth made up clayTiles and bricks
LimestoneMetamorphicThick sediments of chalkCement and brick metallurgy
SlateMetamorphicLow grade metamorphic rock formed from shale etcSlate, black beard, building
MarbleMetamorphicColorful, can be polished and carvedStatues and building
GneissMetamorphicFormed from graniteomamental stones
QuartziteMetamorphicMade from metamorphosis of sandstoneConstruction of building
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