CBSE Class 10 Geography Chapter 5 Notes - Minerals and Energy Resources

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The earth’s crust is made up of several minerals which are embedded in the rocks. Metals are extracted from minerals after refining. In Chapter 5 Geography Class 10 Notes by Vedantu you will learn how human beings are dependant upon using minerals for their livelihood, festivities, decoration, daily use miscellaneous objects, religious and ceremonial rites, etc. Furthermore, you will get an idea about the classification of minerals, conservation methods, energy resources and their conservation. Class 10 Geography Chapter 5 Notes PDF which can be easily downloaded will give you an insight into the various aspects related to minerals and their study.

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Q1. Why are the Mineral and Energy Resources Notes Important?

Ans. The Class 10 Minerals and Energy Resources Notes are important because it gives you a detailed idea about the various minerals, their usage and characteristics, their importance in the national economy, their conservation, energy resources, their types and conservation. The chapter is important for your class 10 board examination and these notes will help you to ace the examination with flying colours.

2. What is a Mineral?

Ans. A mineral can be defined as “a homogenous naturally occurring substance with definite internal structure.” From the hardest diamonds to the softest talc - all come under the category of minerals. The major categories of minerals are ferrous and non-ferrous minerals. Some minerals from which a metal can be extracted is known as ore. Example - Iron ore is used in the manufacturing of steel, bauxite is the ore of aluminium, etc.