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When a body of salt water dries up, minerals are left behind. As the water evaporates, the minerals crystallize.

Evaporation

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High tempertures and pressures deep blow the grounnd can cause the minerals in a rock to chance into diffrent minerals.

Metamorphis

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Surface water and gound carry disved minerals in to lakes or seas. The minerals can crysallize on the bottom of the lake or sea.

Depoition

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Water undergournd can be heated rock. the hot water can dissolve some minerals and deposit other minerals in there places.

Reaction

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Melted rock can cool slowly under Earth's surface. As the melted rock cools, minerals form.

Cooling

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a natural material Whose concentration of economically valuable mineral is hight enogh for the material to be profitably.

ore

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The process of returning land to it's origal condition after mining is completed.

reclamation

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Some nonmetsllic minerals are consied valable becaues of their beuty or rarity.

gemstones