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Write the names of five minerals and the useful substances obtained from them.

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Some important minerals and ores are:

1. Iron ore: It is used for making farming implements, rails of railway tracks etc. 

2. Manganese: Compounds of manganese are used in the preparation of medicines and for giving a pink tinge to glass. Manganese is also used in electrical appliances. 

3. Bauxite: It contains 55% Aluminium. Therefore, it is used mainly in aeroplanes, transport vehicles and to make electric wire. 

4. Copper: It is used to make electric wires as well as in radios, telephones, vehicles, and for making kitchen utensils and statues. 

5. Mica: Mica has many uses such as in ayurvedic medicines, dyes, electric machines and equipment, wireless communication equipment, etc.

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