Minerals Terminology

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

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