Note the ionic radii and ionic charges of the eight most common ions in the earth’s crust in Table 2.1. Which pairs of ions have very similar sizes and charges and can substitute easily for each other in a crystal structure?
Answer to relevant QuestionsWhich of the eight common elements is most abundant in the earth’s crust, hydrosphere, and atmosphere? (See Table 2.2.)The 8 common rock-forming minerals are listed in Table 2.3. If the list were of the 10 most common minerals, which two should be included?What elements form the chloride mineral group? Give an example.See Fig. 2.3. Which sodium ion belongs to which chlorine ion in a halite “molecule” of NaCI?A 2-lb ball is thrown in the direction shown with an initial speed VA = 18 ft/s. Determine the time needed for it to reach its highest point B and the speed at which it is traveling at B. Use the principle of impulse and ...
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