12th November 2019


Where do natural resources come from?

A natural resource is what people can use which comes from the natural environment. Examples of natural resources are air, water, wood, oil, wind energy, iron, and coal. Refined oil and hydro-electric energy are not natural resources because people make them.

Besides, what kind of gems can be found in Nevada?

Lets take a look at some of the popular minerals that can be found in Nevada.
  • Turquoise. Nevada is perhaps the best state in the country to search for turquoise.
  • Opal.
  • Quartz and Amethyst.
  • Beryl.
  • Azurite.
  • Fossils.
  • Vanadinite.

Why is coal not considered to be a mineral?

It's classified as an organic sedimentary rock, but rocks are combinations of minerals, and minerals are inorganic. Coal is made of decomposed plants, which are organic.

What is California's state mineral?

Table of minerals, rocks, stones and gemstones
StateMineralRock or Stone
Alaskagold-alas Gold
Arizonacopper-ariz Copper (Arizona's nickname is "the Copper State")
Arkansasquartz-ark Quartzbauxite-ark Bauxite (1967)
Californiagold-cali Gold (California's nickname is "the Golden State")serpentine-cali Serpentine (1965)
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