Minerals are ubiquitous in our daily life. Here
are just a few examples that minerals are
First thing is the definition of minerals.
Minerals are typically the inorganic substance
that occurs naturally. There are thousands of
minerals on Earth. So it would not be a surprise
that some of them are quite common and are
extensively used in our daily life. For example,
diamond is the hardest natural material. We can
utilize its hardness to cut other materials such
as glass. We can also use their other properties
such as optical, electronic, chemical, etc..
One more thing I'd like to mention is that we can
produce other materials from minerals, which are
also quite important to our daily life and