List of Minerals

Guess the mineral from the hint!
Quiz by echovitch
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Last updated: December 13, 2012
First submittedDecember 13, 2012
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Softest mineral in the World
Talc
Used in photography
Silver
Used in batteries
Lithium
Used for writing in old pencils
Lead
Common wire
Copper
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One of the world’s major sources of energy, and is dirty
Coal
Cancer causing, and is insulation
Asbestos
Commonly on engagmeent rings
Diamond
Used in dentistry, Loonie
Gold
Commonly used as an addition for food
Salt
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Level 46
Jan 20, 2014
I second pepsimax.

Also, asbestos isn't a mineral, it's made out of a mineral called apatite.

The mineral used in pencil lead is actually graphite, and doesn't contain any lead.

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Level 59
May 6, 2014
Many of these aren't pure minerals, but rather mineral compounds. You might want to reconsider some of the questions, in order to make the quiz more clear.
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Level 79
Oct 15, 2014
For the food addition I tried sodium and sodium chloride before finally trying salt.