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Post your response to the following in the Main forum: Geologic events, suchas volcanic activity, play an important role in forming many of our valuableresources, such as fossil fuel, lead, copper, and gold. For example, fig. 15.21 on p.476 of the textbook shows the role of basaltic magma in forming one of the mostvaluable ores to our civilization, chromium. Select an important ore mined in your state or region, and discuss how geologic events played a role in forming this ore.Discuss the importance of this ore in the economy of your selected area and theUnited States as a whole.