Answer in 200-300 word count. Choose one question below and title your answer with Reply. What information do fossils provide about past life on Earth? What information do fossils not provide? Can you identify parts of a house that are made from minerals and rocks? What parts and what specific minerals or rocks? Are there any of those parts that could not be made for the house without some form of minerals or rocks? Explain. Most gemstones, such as topaz, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, and diamonds, have a common mineral property that makes them gemstones. What is this property? Is that property responsible for their economic value? Why or why not?