Minerals Terminology

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

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