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Mineral

Different rocks or soil that have different molecule makeup to change there appearences to others

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Crust

The outer layer of the Earth which includes rocks, moutains and dirt

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Mineral ore

Different values of ores that must be mined to be obtained

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Run off

When rain touches the ground and goes to rivers, lakes, the sea or undeground

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Evaporation

When a liquid is heated till it becomes a gas

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Condemsation

When a gas is cooled till it becomes water

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Transpiritation

When a plant opens up to let gas in and water is being let our and evaporated

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Prcipitation

A cloud storing gas that becomes water ( proper definition of rain)

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Ice

The hardest solid version of water

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Snow

A soft solid version of water

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Perculation

When water seeps underground and stays at or in a boor

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Erosion

When water eats away at the earth and moves the land

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Fossil fuels

Remeties of dead that become oil

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Peat

Tiny commpressed coal

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Brown coal

Second strongest compressed coal

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Black coal

Most compressed coal

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Naturaul gas

Gas made by dead plants

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Oil

A disgusting liquid made by decayed dead

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Mining

A method of collecting buried resources

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Open cut mining

Minereals are close to the surface so a big hole is made

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Underground mining

When ores are deep underground they use shafts and tunnels to mine the ores

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Concentration

Is a ore surrounded by useless sand, gravel and rock

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Gangue

Leftover waste and rock

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Reduction

Geting the or in a mineral state by removing un metal constucts

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Smelting

Melting a mineral or to seperate all metal constucts

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Purification

The removal of imperfections in a ore

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Porous

A place that hold gas so liquid can get thourgh

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Overburden

Rocks trees and dirt removed before mining

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Turbines

A type of propeller that is used to make electricity

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Wind energy

Electricity produced by a wind turbine

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Biomass energy

The old scraps of food made to oil that is burnt to power a electric tubine

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Ocean wave energy

Electricity created by the waves of the ocean