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Minerals and Mineral Products in our Bedroom Make-Up Kit

Muscovite
Bed
Talc
Hematite: hinges, handles,
Mica
mattress springs
Hematite: for color
Chromite: chrome plating
Bismuth
Radio Barite
Copper: wiring
Plastic Pail
Quartz: clock
Mica
Gold: connections
Cassiterite: solder
Toilet Bowl / Tub
Closet Feldspar: porcelain
Chromite: chrome plating Pyrolusite: coloring
Hematite: hinges, handles (steel) Chromite: plumbing fixtures
Quartz : mirror on door Copper: tubing

Desk
Toothpaste
Hematite: hinges, handles (steel)
Apatite: teeth
Chromite: chrome plating
Fluorite: toothpaste
Mirror Rutile: to color false
Hematite: handle, frame teeth yellow
Chromite: plating Gold: fillings
Gold: plating Cinnabar: fillings
Quartz: mirror
Towels
Table Lamp Sphalerite: dyes
Brass (an alloy of copper and Chromite: dyes
zinc): base
Quartz: bulb Water Pipe/Faucet/Shower bulb
Wolframite: lamp filament Brass
Copper: wiring Iron
Nickel
Minerals and Mineral Products in our Bedroom
Chrome: stainless steel
Bathroom Cleaner
Department of Environment and Natural Resources Borax: abrasive, cleaner, and antiseptic
MINES AND GEOSCIENCES BUREAU
Deodorant Spray Can
Cassiterite
Chromite
Copper
Carpet
Quartz
Sphalerite: dyes
Telephone
Chromite: dyes Drinking Glasses
Copper: wiring
Sulfur: foam padding Quartz
Chromite: plating
Gold: red color
Clock Silver: electronics
Pentlandite: spring Graphite: batteries Refrigerator
Quartz: glass, time keeper Hematite
Television
Chromite: stainless steel
Computer Chromite: plating
Galena
Wolframite: monitor Wolframite: monitor
Copper
Copper: wiring Copper: wiring
Cinnabar: thermometer
Quartz: electronics Quartz: electronics
Pentlandite
Silver Silver
Salt & Pepper Shakers
Easy Chair Vacuum Cleaner
Halite: salt
Sphalerite: dyes Copper: wiring
Chromite
Chromite: dyes Chromite: plating
Sulfur: foam rubber Silver: electronics Stove
Hematite: steel Hematite
Pottery Pentlandite: stainless steel Chromite: stainless steel and resistance in
Kaolinite
electrical heating
Pyrolusite: coloring
Minerals and Mineral Products in our Kitchen equipment
Galena: glaze Galena
Table Lamp Blender Copper
Brass (an alloy of copper and Hematite Cinnabar: thermometer
zinc): base Chromite Pentlandite
Quartz: bulb Galena
Toaster
Wolframite: lamp filament Copper
Hematite
Copper: wiring Quartz
Chromite: stainless steel and resistance in
Can Opener electrical heating equipment
A publication of the Hematite Galena
MINES AND GEOSCIENCES BUREAU Chromite Copper
MGB Compound, North Avenue 1100 Diliman Galena Cinnabar: thermometer
Quezon City, Philippines
Telephone No. (6 32) 9209120/ Fax No. (6 32) 9201635 Copper Pentlandite
Email: central@mgb.gov.ph /
Website: http://www.mgb.gov.ph Dishwasher Trash Can
Hematite Hematite
Chromite Chromite
Galena