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Imagine the polished / unpolished rocks and stones that people use to decorate their homes and gardens.

Are they a renewable resource? Are there plenty of them?

If we give 200 pounds of them to each human being alive, would we run out?

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    $\begingroup$ Yes, rocks are a renewable resource. There is new igneous rock creation every day at volcanoes and sea-floor spreading locations. As rocks go through the geologic cycle, they can eventually become "river rock" or even sand. However, the rate of renewal is very slow (millions of years?). $\endgroup$
    – f.thorpe
    Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 3:18

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No, I think you already know this but Rocks are not a renewable resource. Just because there are a 'lot' of rocks does not mean it is renewable [e.g There are lots of coal here], Rocks come in a limited amount here on Earth. Are Rocks Renewable?

Oh and Yes, It is possible to give 7 billion people 200 pounds of rock each considering the fact that 65 percent of the Earth is made up of Ingenious rocks and 66% is made of basalt, etc. Im 100% sure we can supply 7 Billion Humans with a 200 pound rock

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  • $\begingroup$ What about its availability? Do we have enough to give 7.5 billion people 200 lbs each? $\endgroup$ Commented Aug 23, 2022 at 20:13
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    $\begingroup$ @BigCatPublicSafetyAct I edited my answer. $\endgroup$
    – Tardy
    Commented Aug 23, 2022 at 20:18

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