CT-3 Geology - Mining

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Mining for minerals and rocks is a very common, often lucrative, business across the world. Find out what minerals and/or rocks are mined in your area and why. (If you choose a common element, like aluminum or lithium, be sure to identify what minerals or rocks these are found in to be mined.) Be sure to include the characteristics of the rocks or minerals, method of mining operation, what the minerals are used for, and the economics associated with their collection.

Your paper should meet the following requirements:

GEO101C Critical Thinking Rubric - Module 3 Meets Expectation Content, Research, and Analysis 9-10 Points Requirements Includes all of the required components, as specified in the assignment. 9-10 Points Content Demonstrates strong or adequate knowledge of the materials; correctly represents knowledge from the readings and sources. 5 Points Critical Analysis Provides a strong critical analysis and interpretation of the information given. 5 Points Sources / Sources or Examples examples meet required criteria and are well chosen to provide substance and perspectives on the issue under examination. Mechanics and Writing Demonstrates college-level proficiency in organization, 5 Points Project is clearly organized, well written, and in proper format as Approaches Expectation Below Expectation Limited Evidence 6-8 Points Includes most of the required components, as specified in the assignment. 6-8 Points Some significant but not major errors or omissions in demonstration of knowledge. 3-5 Points Includes some of the required components, as specified in the assignment. 3-5 Points Major errors or omissions in demonstration of knowledge. 1-2 Points Includes few of the required components, as specified in the assignment. 1-2 Points Fails to demonstrate knowledge of the materials. 4 Points Some significant but not major errors or omissions in analysis and interpretation. 4 Points Sources or examples meet required criteria but are less‐than adequately chosen to provide substance and perspectives on the issue under examination. 3 Points Major errors or omissions in analysis and interpretation. 1-2 Points Fails to provide critical analysis and interpretation of the information given. 1-2 Points Source or example selection and integration of knowledge from the course is clearly deficient. 4 Points Project is fairly well organized and written, and is in proper format as 3 Points Project is poorly organized; does not follow proper paper format. 3 Points Sources or examples meet required criteria and are poorly chosen to provide substance and perspectives on the issue under examination. 1-2 Points Project is not organized or well written, and is not in proper paper GEO101C Critical Thinking Rubric - Module 3 grammar and style. outlined in the assignment. Strong sentence and paragraph structure; few errors in grammar and spelling. 5 Points Project contains proper APA formatting, according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements, with no more than one significant error. Total points possible = 40 Demonstrates proper use of APA style outlined in the assignment. Reasonably good sentence and paragraph structure; significant number of errors in grammar and spelling. 4 Points Few errors in APA formatting, according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements, with no more than two to three significant errors. Inconsistent to inadequate sentence and paragraph development; numerous errors in grammar and spelling. format. Poor quality work; unacceptable in terms of grammar and spelling. 3 Points Significant errors in APA formatting, according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements, with four to five significant errors. 1-2 Points Numerous errors in APA formatting, according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements, with more than five significant errors.

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Kishnewt2017
School: Carnegie Mellon University

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Running head: MINING

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Mining and Uses of Copper and Its Ores
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MINING

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Mining and Uses of Copper and Its Ores

The earth's surface is composed of a rocky material with different characteristics. There
are different types of rocks that form the earth's surface. Some of these rocks include the
following; obsidian, igneous, rhyolite, quartzite as well as basalt rocks (Wills & Finch,
2015). These rocks give the soil different characteristics. Additionally, these rocks give rise to so
many elements which are of great significance to human beings. Some of these elements include
the following; copper, aluminum, gypsum, nickel, silver, gold as well as iron (Wills & Finch,
2015). Human beings obtain these minerals in a process referred to as mining. Mining exits in
almost all countries all over the world. Differences exist in the type of minerals found and mined
in various countries. One of the most common minerals mined from the earth’s surface is copper.
This paper explores the mining of copper in the United States.

Copper Mining in the United States
Large-scale mining of copper has been done in the United States for many decades now.
The mining first came into limelight in 1840 when the Michigan copper district was just
commencing (McNeill & Vrtis, 2017). Copper mining in the United State...

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