Minerals Around You

A few common minerals.

Some mineral specimens can be quite beautiful, and finding minerals can be lots of fun, but are minerals really good for anything? Lets find out by taking a quick look at some common minerals, and some of the things that are made from them. Then we will see how many of the objects in the room around you are made from minerals. You will probably be surprised at how many of the things you use every day are made from minerals.