rearrangement of atoms in existing minerals subjected to conditions of high temperature and pressure.
Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Matter is made up of particles whose properties determine the observable characteristics of matter and its reactivity.
Explain the properties of materials in terms of the arrangement and properties of the atoms that compose them.
Minerals are formed inorganically by the process of crystallization as a result of specific environmental conditions. These include: