Difference between rocks and Minerals


Difference between rocks and Minerals

Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the Difference between Rocks and Minerals. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Minerals and Rocks

S.No. Rocks Minerals
1 Rocks are the solid substances which may have a combination of more than one mineral. Minerals occur naturally; they are inorganic substances.
2 Rocks are mainly classified as igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Minerals are mainly classified into four groups namely silicates, carbonates, sulphides and metallic minerals.
3 Rocks do not have a definite chemical composition. Minerals have a definite chemical composition.
4 Examples of Rocks: Marble, slate and limestone. Examples of Minerals: Iron, aluminum and calcium.

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