Chapter 4 Study Guide

Give an example of a renewable resource….
wind,h20,solar energy
Renewable resources are….
replenished over short time span
Give an example of a nonrenewable resource?
coal,cooper,uranium,gold
What are the stage of development of coal?
peat,lignite,bituminous,anthracite
Placer deposits form when….
eroded minerals settle quickly from moving H2o while less dense particles remain.
What is a nonmetallic mineral resource?
mined at a profit
Give an advantages of solar energy….
free+non-polluting
Hydroelectric power is produced by….
falling H2o drives