Some facts about Rocks

Use them as projectiles or construction purposes, rocks and other rocky things do their job well. Here are a few nice facts about them.

-In case you didn’t knew the diamond was the hardest substance on earth, that’s why it’s worth so much..just kidding about the last part.

-The Quartz is the most common item on earth, more common then ROCKS, ok maybe not..

-The basalt type of rock is the most common rock on earth.

-The Jade, not as sturdy as the diamond but still pretty hard, was used by many cultures for different purposes.

-Rubies are even more popular the diamond nowadays.

-On Apollo 17, there was a  geologist who brought a bunch of samples from the moon, scientist have learned much about the moon’s composition etc, because of rocks.

-The biggest golden nugget weighted around 150 pounds , found in Australia.

-Platinum is so rare in a 1million pound ore, only 1% of that ore could be platinum.

-The Taj Mahal, one of the 7 wonders, made in 1632-1654, was all made out of marble.

8 thoughts on “Some facts about Rocks”

  1. Aggregated diamond nanorods, which are created by human beings, are harder than diamonds. Diamonds themselves are the hardest naturally-occuring substances.

  2. Come on man this gave me no useful information. Talk about copyin peoples work. Do you know anything about rocks the other guys havent alredy posted? Shame on you!

  3. This web site has really,really,weird facts…:P
    I thought all rocks were made naturally(means forms their self???????
    Well that’s what my teacher said!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. yh THIS WEBSITE IS WIERD IM DOING HOMEWORK AND LOOKING FOR FACTS ABOUT ROCKS AND THIS SITE ISNT HELPING IM 13 YEARS OLD AND IS IN YR 9 IM FROM THE UK XXX

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