Minerals Terminology

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Can you name the Minerals Terminology?

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What is a naturally occurring, inorganic solid?
Corundum is what hardness on the scale?
What is sometimes referred to as the TRUE color of a mineral?
What is a mineral known as if it contains a useful substance?
What is a solid in which the atoms are arranged in repeating patterns?
Minerals that contain silicon and oxygen are known as what?
What mineral forms limestone?
What are minerals composed of one or more metallic elements with carbonate compound?
What is one of the most useful tests for identifying minerals?
What is one of the main silicates?
What scale do you use for hardness?
What mineral has a hardness of 4?
The most common measure of density used by geologists is what?
What has definite shape and volume?
What is how a mineral feels to the touch?
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What mineral has a hardness of 3?
A mineral that splits relatively easily and evenly along one or more flat planes is said to have what?
Topaz is able to scratch what mineral?
What is the way that a mineral reflects light from its surface?
What are compounds of oxygen and a metal?
Apatite has a hardness of what on the scale?
Talc is what hardness on the scale?
What is the least reliable identification method for minerals?
What is molten material found beneath Earth's surface?
How many minerals are found in Earth's crust?
The streak plate is what hardness?
What hardness is a fingernail?
What is the hardest mineral?
Gypsum is what hardness on the scale?
Minerals that break with rough or jagged edges are said to have what?

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