acquired trait: A phenotypic characteristic, acquired during growth and development, that is not genetically based and therefore cannot be passed on to the next generation (for example, the large muscles of a weightlifter).
The abundance and diversity of minerals is controlled directly by their chemistry, in turn dependent on elemental abundances in the Earth. The majority of minerals observed are derived from the Earth's crust.
Energy and the Human Journey: Where We Have Been; Where We Can Go. By Wade Frazier . Version 1.2, published May 2015. Version 1.0 published September 2014.
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Yttrium is a chemical element with symbol Y and atomic number 39. It is a silvery-metallic transition metal chemically similar to the lanthanides and has often been classified as a "rare-earth element".
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Cornwall Parish Registers (1538-2010). Browsable images of Church of England baptism, marriage and burial registers for the county of Cornwall.
"More than half of the consolidations absorbed over 40 percent of their industries," notes Naomi Lamoreaux, "and nearly a third absorbed in excess of 70 percent."
T he DRC is Africa's largest copper producer and the world's largest cobalt producer. Its mining sector contributes 22% of GDP and 28% of government revenue.