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?
2. RESOURCE ORIGIN U 25
An ore deposit in which resistant minerals have been concentrated by stream
transport and sorting is
A. an evaporite
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?
5. RESOURCE USES K 8
Copper is a major product of mines in B.C. The principal ore mineral of copper is
6. RESOURCE USES K 9
Which of the following groups of minerals is found in commercial quantities in
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
8. RESOURCE USES K 11
Which of the following is most likely to be a valuable ore-forming mineral?
9. RESOURCE USES K 12
Which of the following minerals is least likely to be found in hydrothermal ore
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?
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
13. RESOURCE USES K 17
.Which of the following minerals is used in the manufacture of plaster and
14. RESOURCE USES K 18
Which of the following minerals is a source of a metal used to produce home
15. RESOURCE USES U 6
Which of the following BC resources is the main source of a metal used in
making car batteries?