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Minerals used to make cars
Magnetite Cars are made from many different minerals. Their steel body is made from the iron-rich minerals like magnetite and hematite. Door handles and badges are often coated in chromium which comes from the mineral chromite.

Steel is:

Hematite Chromite
Magnetite (top right), hematite and chromite are used to make the metal parts of cars

Learn more about the minerals we use in transport and technology

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

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