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Can you name the Minerals Terminology?

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

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