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Ohio Rocks!

by Elizabeth Campbell

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Ohio Rocks!
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by Lizzie Campbell
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Ohio Rocks
Our Houses Rock!
Whether you know it or not, geology takes place in a lot of things such as your home. Many of these things are made from rock material. Let me share five interesting ways geology can be seen in your house.
Water proofing and sealing is made from petroleum.
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Attic and wall insulation is made of glass, wool or also known as vermiculite
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Toilet and sinks + bathtubs are made up of porcelain 
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paints are made from minerals and pigments
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Floor coverings are made of porcelain clay and shale or carpet which is made of petroleum and limestone
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The geology provided in Ohio does not provide us with all the raw materials we need, but many materials we use are found throughout our state.

Some Industrial Minerals that we mine in Ohio include clay, coal, salt, limestone, sandstone, sand and gravel.

These types of materials are extracted from mines, quarries, and pits found throughout Ohio. These places give us many economic opportunities.
Halite, commonly known as rock salt, is a type of salt.
Halite crystals
Coal is a black or brownish-black sedimentary rock.
Coal
Limestone outcrop 1
This is a limestone outcrop.
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