Chapter 4 Minerals

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Describes how a mineral looks when it breaks apart in an irregular way
The repeating pattern of a mineral's particles
The process by which atoms are arranged to form a material with a crystal structure
The color of a mineral's powder
A mixture in which one substance is dissolved in another
Softest mineral on Mohs hardness scale
Type of mine where soil is scraped away to expose ore near the surface
Type of mine that has tunnels that extend deep into the ground, following veins of ore
Type of mine where a huge hole is dug to remove ore
The process of searching for ore deposits
Rating talc is given on Mohs hardness scale
Mass in a given space
Name of the scale used to determine hardness
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A hard, colorful mineral that has a brilliant or glassy luster
Cannot form from materials that were once part of a living thing
Process where ore is mixed with other substances and then melted to separate the useful metal from other elements the ore contains
Naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal structure and a definite chemical composition
Describes how light is reflected from a mineral's surface
The formula for calculating this is mass/volume.
A mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
A rock that contains a metal or other useful minreal that can be mined and sold at a profit
A narrow channel or slab of a mineral that is different from the surrounding rock
Hardest mineral on Mohs hardness scale
A gemstone that has been cut and polished
Rating that diamond is given on Mohs hardness scale

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