Minerals Terminology

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Can you name the Minerals Terminology?

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

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