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Discussion Forum : Building Materials - Section 1 (Q.No. 4)
4.
Pick up the polymineralic rock from the following:
Quartz sand
Pure gypsum
Magnesite
Granite
None of these.
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Granite is a polymineralic rock, which means it is composed of a mixture of minerals. Granite is typically made up of quartz, feldspar, and mica, as well as smaller amounts of other minerals. The different minerals in granite give it a variety of colors and patterns, ranging from white to pink to black.
Discussion:
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Bhumika said:   4 years ago
What is the difference between minerals and rocks?
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Sandip sau said:   6 years ago
Monomineralic rock is quartzite and polymineralic rock is granite.
(1)

Lopamudra said:   8 years ago
Granite is a polymineralic rock.

Polymineralic rocks are complex as the various minerals within the rock have different deformational behaviours.

T.Ganai said:   8 years ago
An example of a monomineralic rock is quartzite, which is composed of only quartz.

An example of a polymineralic rock is granite, which is typically composed of quartz, feldspar, and mica. The three basic rock types are igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.

Jyoti said:   7 years ago
What is Monomineralic means?

Arti said:   7 years ago
What is the basic difference between monomineralic rock and polymineralic rock?

Kartikay said:   7 years ago
What is polyminelaric rock?

ROHITH said:   7 years ago
What about magnesite?

Sandeep maurya said:   7 years ago
An example of a monomineralic rock is quartzite, which is composed of only quartz. An example of a polymineralic rock is granite, which is typically composed of quartz, feldspar, and mica. The three basic rock types are igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.

Mahesh said:   7 years ago
What about the quartz sand?


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