Minerals Terminology

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

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