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Difference Between Muscovite and Biotite

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 16:43:32
Let's talk briefly about phyllosilicates before we go on to our primary topic of discussion. Micas, smectites, chlorites, and kaolinites are all examples of the phyllosilicates (or sheet silicates) mineral family. Nearly 90% of Earth's crust is composed of silicate minerals, of which phyllosilicates are one of seven categories. Mica refers to a broad category of silicates that all have a similar sheet-like structure. The mica family of minerals includes both the common varieties of muscovite and biotite. What is Muscovite? The mineral muscovite is a kind of mica. Muscovite is a hydrated sheet silicate mineral containing aluminum and potassium, ... Read More

Difference Between Hard Water and Soft Water

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 23-Jan-2023 12:26:34
Water's hardness or softness is typically impossible to determine by looking at it. The way water feels on objects in your dishwasher or washing machine can occasionally be a clue. The most versatile solvent is water. It is a chemical compound that is transparent, tasteless, colourless, and odourless. Two categories of water exist. Both are types of water, respectively. These two categories are not distinguished from one another based on how they feel or look. Based on the mineral makeup of each, this variation exists. What is Hard Water? Hard water is a result of the high mineral concentration. Dolomite, ... Read More

Difference Between Bottled Water And Tap Water

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 20-Jan-2023 13:14:52
Is it necessary to buy bottled water, and how safe is tap water? Drinking either tap water or bottled water is a great idea, but the two have distinct differences. What is Tap Water? Tap water is drinking water that originates from an interior tap that is part of the plumbing system of a home. In order to ensure the water is safe to drink, a sophisticated pipe network, a reliable water supply, and water filtering are all required. Most first-world countries have access to potable water from the faucet, while those in the poor world rarely do. Processing − ... Read More

Types of Fossils

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Updated on 13-Oct-2022 11:19:47
Introduction Fossils can be described as impressions, traces, or remnants of any organisms that used to exist in past geologic ages and have got preserved in the earth crust for several years. Trails, tracks, and imprints can also get fossilized just like worm burrows and dinosaur footprints. Imprints, trails, and tracks are referee to as the traced fossils. There are various types of fossils that are found on the earth such as: Petrified Fossils, Molds and Casts fossils, Carbon Films fossils, Trace Fossils, Impression fossils, Compression fossils and Pseudo fossils. The fossils are formed when the animal or plant ... Read More

Renewable energy

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Updated on 13-Oct-2022 11:19:47
Introduction Energies that are found in nature can be classified into two sections, renewable and non-renewable energies. Out of these two, the renewable energy is produced over time and through natural processes. Renewable energies are capable of being constantly replenished over time. Renewable energy can be obtained from the three major sources present in nature that is, through the air, water and sunlight. The rural regions get highly benefitted from the renewable energy power plants. Renewable energies are highly useful in the long process of sustenance. What is meant by renewable energy? Renewable energy source is found all over ... Read More

Conservation of Natural Resources

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Updated on 13-Oct-2022 11:19:47
Introduction We always hear that nature provides all the necessary things whether living or non-living for our survival. Nature gives us air, water, soil, minerals etc. and we humans are consumers of all these. But do you know that some of the natural resources cannot be regenerated. It means that once they vanish from our earth then we cannot utilize or regenerate them. Let us discuss more. Natural Resources All the resources given by nature without any human intervention or human activities are called Natural resources. We humans are continuously using these resources for our survival and upliftment. Some ... Read More
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