Minerals Terminology

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

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