What is the use of minerals?

The uranium is a metallic mineral. It is used in the nuclear bombs, electricity and in tinting glass. The thorium is also a metallic mineral. It is used in the nuclear bombs, electricity and in gas mantles. Iron is used to make steel. The manganese is used to make alloys of steel, disinfectants etc. The cobalt is a metallic mineral. It is used in the alloys, therapeutics, catalysts and radiography. The columbium is also a metallic mineral. It is used in the nuclear reactors and stainless steel. The chromium is used as a refractory and in the metallurgy. The alloy steels are made up of molybdenum. The nickel and tungsten forms the multiple alloys. The copper is a metallic mineral. It is used in the alloys and electric products. The lead is used in the batteries, paints and alloys. The tin along with the zinc is used in soldering and as a chemical. The aluminum is a metallic mineral. It is used in the aircrafts, utensils, wiring and building materials. The magnesium and zirconium are used as a refractory. The titanium is used in the pigments and alloys. The radium is used mainly in the medical industry especially in the radiography. The gold is used as an ornament and in the field of dentistry. Asbestos is a non metallic mineral. It is used in the insulation, textiles, glass, ceramics, gasoline and propellants. The sulphur is also a non metallic mineral. It is used in the fertilizers, acid and iron and steel industries. The phosphates are used as the fertilizers and chemicals. The fluorspar and feldspar are used as a flux, refrigerators and in the preparation of artificial teeth. The corundum is used as an abrasive. The salts are used in the chemicals and metallurgy.

Category: Resources

More Questions

Copyright © All rights reserved. TheBigger.com | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Copyright Policy | Useful Resources