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Explain the difference between a rock and a mineral. State the official definition of a mineral, including all the characteristics necessary for a substance to be classified as a mineral.

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  • mineral is a naturally occurring, inorganic compound with a unique chemical structure and physical properties.
  • rock is a solid, stony mass composed of a combination of minerals or other organic compounds. For example, quartz and feldspars are minerals, but when formed together, they make a rock, granite.

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