Chapter 4 Minerals

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

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