Are rubies renewable or nonrenewable?

Answer Renewable materials are those that can be replenished as quickly as they are used. Natural rubies that are mined from the earth are not renewable, as they take many thousands of years to form.Sourc... Read More »

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Are rubies non-renewable?

Naturally occurring rubies are formed deep within the Earth at extremely high temperatures and pressure. As such, they are non-renewable. Synthetic rubies, on the other hand, can be created by the ... Read More »

Is oil renewable or nonrenewable?

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, oil is a non-renewable resource. It was formed millions of years ago when land and sea animals were buried by layers of sand and then turned... Read More »

Is hydrogen renewable or nonrenewable?

Hydrogen is one of the simplest and most abundant elements on earth. It does not, however, occur naturally as a gas, but can be extracted from fossil fuels, water and in some cases certain algae. I... Read More »

Is zircon renewable or nonrenewable?

Ziron is not renewable. It is a rare earth mineral that miners excavate. China currently dominates the zircon industry, but there is growing concern over shrinking zircon supplies in China and abro... Read More »