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A geography of minerals

Walter Henry Voskuil

A geography of minerals

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Published by W. C. Brown Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 112-114.

    Statement[by] Walter H. Voskuil.
    SeriesThe Brown foundations of geography series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN146 .V67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 117 p.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5679257M
    LC Control Number69010383

    Water is the most precious natural resource of the state, greatly in the demand, and most unevenly distributed. Answer: Copper is mainly used in making electric and telephone wires. Quarrying can become a major environmental concern because it may destroy the humus of soil which is much required for the growth of plants. Underground mining causes sinking of the land, underground water pollution and surface water pollution, among other things.

    The ocean beds, too are rich manganese nodules. Chalcopyrite Chalcopyrite - The most important ore of copper for over five thousand years. The rivers along with water carry silt and sand eroded from the western plateaus and deposits them in the Bhagirathi and the rivers themselves. Orissa is the largest bauxite producing state in India with

    Kamti of Nagpur region is famous for Coal deposits of Gondwana. However, these minerals take long time to form, but they cannot be replenished immediately at the time of need. Look at this picture of the inside of an iron and steel industry and answer the following questions Question 1. People and machinery are then sent down through this shaft. The red color is caused by traces of chromium.


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Is Water a Mineral? The rivers along with water carry silt and sand eroded from the western plateaus and deposits them in the Bhagirathi and the rivers themselves. The granitic-gneissic terrain in the eastern hilly area of Vidarbha accounts for all tank irrigation. Answer: The most important mineral in the world is iron ore.

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