Friday, January 14, 2011

GeoJeopardy! Fridays

Time for GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because who doesn't need a 4 day weekend?
- Minerals -

Drywall is also called gypboard, the "gyp" short for this


 The heavy mineral ilmenite, FeTiO3, is the main source of this lightweight metal, symbol Ti


Vermiculite makes good insulation, but sadly the former main mine produced vermiculite riddled with this


Formed in lava, leucite is common on the slopes of this mount above the Bay of Naples


Galena, Wisconsin's state mineral, is an ore of this metal seen on the state flag


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