All minerals are crystals, but not all crystals are minerals.

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lehmann discontinuity:the boundary between the liquid outer core and the solid inner core of the Earth.HOTSPOT:volcanic regions thought to be fed by  underlying mantle hot compared with the  surrounding mantle.They may be on, near to, or far from tectonic plates boundaries.Crystalline matter:They consist of atoms arranged in an orderly repeated partner.Crystal:regular polyhedral structure, solid material whose constituents, such as atoms,or ions, are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure.Polymorphism is the term used to describe that various Crystal forms a single compound,this occurs when minerals with the same chemical composition hace different crystal structures.Isomorphism is the term used for similar crystal structures of different compounds, this occurs when two minerals have very similar chemical compositions and the same crystal structure.Crystalization can occur by 3 was: precipitation (crystalization from a solution) solidification (crystallization from a melt) sublimation (crystallization directly from gas to solid) its factores:space,time,rest/disturbances.Mineral ore:aggregate of minerals or mineral from which a valuable constituent can be profited mined or extracted.Marl:contains a mix of calcite and clay minerals.Dolomite:composed of the minerals calcite and Dolomite.Limestone:formed by the precipitation of the calcite from calcium carbonate dissolved in water.Hygroscopicity is the abilty of a substance to attract and hold water molecules from the surrounding environment.

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