Geology 12 Resources Quiz 7-7

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					                   Geology 12 Resources Quiz 7-7

You require the Properties of Common and Important Minerals table

1. RESOURCE ORIGIN U 23
Which of the following is concentrated by secondary processes?
   A. Gold.
   B. Molybdenite.
   C. Chalcopyrite.
   D. Coal.

2. RESOURCE ORIGIN U 25
An ore deposit in which resistant minerals have been concentrated by stream
transport and sorting is
   A. an evaporite
   B. laterite
   C. hydrothermal
   D. a placer

Use the following diagram of mineral deposits to answer the next question.




3. Which two of the following four statements are true?

1. The ore minerals in the veins are evaporate deposits.
2. The ore minerals in the veins are hydrothermal deposits.
3. The ore minerals deposited by the river are placer deposits.
4. The ore minerals deposited by the river are chemical precipitates.
   A.   l and 2
   B.   2 and 3
   C.   3 and 4
   D.   l and 4

4. RESOURCE USES K 7
Which of the following minerals is NOT mined in British Columbia?
   A. Halite.
   B. Galena.
   C. Chalcopyrite.
   D. Gold.

5. RESOURCE USES K 8
Copper is a major product of mines in B.C. The principal ore mineral of copper is
   A. galena.
   B. sphalerite.
   C. Chalcopyrite.
   D. molybdenite.

6. RESOURCE USES K 9
Which of the following groups of minerals is found in commercial quantities in
British Columbia?
    A. Magnetite, amphibole, halite.
    B. Molybdenite, asbestos, chalcopyrite.
    C. Hematite, graphite, fluorite.
    D. Calcite, olivine, mica.

7. RESOURCE USES K 10
From which of the following minerals, mined in British Columbia, is copper
extracted?
   A. Galena.
   B. Gypsum.
   C. Sphalerite.
   D. Chalcopyrite.

8. RESOURCE USES K 11
Which of the following is most likely to be a valuable ore-forming mineral?
   A. Pyrite.
   B. Pyroxene.
   C. Hornblende.
   D. Chalcopyrite.

9. RESOURCE USES K 12
Which of the following minerals is least likely to be found in hydrothermal ore
deposits?
   A. Galena.
   B. Copper.
   C. Gypsum.
   D. Sphalerite.

10. RESOURCE USES K 13
Which of the following rock types is commonly crushed and used as a fertilizer or
in the production of cement?
    A. shale
    B. basalt
    C. schist
    D. limestone

11. RESOURCE USES K 14
Which of the following is a common use for gold?
   A. Engine parts.
   B. Hardening steel.
   C. Electronic circuits.
   D. Electrical insulators.

12. RESOURCE USES K 15
Mineral X, a greenish brassy coloured mineral, is mined in B.C. and can be
scratched by a wire nail. It is an important ore of
   A. zinc.
   B. lead.
   C. gold.
   D. copper.

13. RESOURCE USES K 17
.Which of the following minerals is used in the manufacture of plaster and
 gyprock filler?
   A. halite
   B. gypsum
   C. amphibole
   D. fluorite
   E. olivine

14. RESOURCE USES K 18
Which of the following minerals is a source of a metal used to produce home
electrical wiring?
   A. gold
   B. galena
   C. sphalerite
   D. chalcopyrite

15. RESOURCE USES U 6
Which of the following BC resources is the main source of a metal used in
making car batteries?
  A. galena
  B. gypsum
  C. sphalerite
  D. chalcopyrite

Answers:
1a
2d
3b
4a
5c
6b
7d
8d
9c
10d
11c
12d
13b
14d
15a