Minerals Terminology

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Can you name the Minerals Terminology?

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

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