Matter and minerals
is the difference between mineral and mineraloid
is the difference between rock and mineral
the difference between atom, element and compound.
proton, neutron, electron, nucleus. Their characteristics, their location
defines the atomic number, how the electrons are arranged in the atom?
the octet role, what are the valence electrons? How do ions form? (Cations,
between atomic number and mass number
and give examples of stable and unstable isotopes
and describe to your friend or someone sitting next to you the different type of
describe to your neighbor at midnight how to use the physical properties of
the most abundant elements of the earth crust
the common silicate minerals
able to describe them, especially clays
the different non-silicate minerals, and their usage.