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Is helium a mineral

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Nope it's a gas. I'm pretty sure, you might want to check a Periodic Table.

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An alloy is a solid mixture of elements, dominated by metals. Helium is a single element and thus not a mixture. It is also not a metal. Therefore helium is not an alloy.

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no way homie dog

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Is helium found as a native mineral?

Helium is found as a mono atomic element. It is not found as a mineral.


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