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How we use minerals

Did you know we use minerals every day? Without them there would be no cars, trains or planes. You wouldn't be able to clean your teeth or wash your clothes. Clocks, watches and jewellery, tin cans and aluminium foil - all minerals! And of course, you wouldn't be sitting down at a computer reading this now if it weren't for minerals.

Krystal the quartz So have a look and find out more about the minerals around you by selecting one of the links below.

Building a house
In the kitchen
Around the home
Transport and technology
Neat and tidy
Health and medicine

And to find out how much you have learnt why not trying playing one of our fun games.
Mineral mix and match!

Find out about the minerals we use every day...
Krystal the quartz
Building a house
In the kitchen
Around the home
Transport and technology
Neat and tidy
Health and medicine

Finish by playing Mineral mix and match! or return to the Homepage