A Catalyst article about the rock cycle which is responsible for the formation of many different types of rocks and minerals. The article explores the formation of minerals, their chemical composition and internal structure together with the reason for mineral hardness. As silicates form a third of all known minerals the types of silicate are explained.
This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2006, Volume 16, Issue 4.
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|Subject(s)||Science, Earth science|
|Published||2000 - 2009|
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