Science Quiz / Minerals Terminology

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Can you name the Minerals Terminology?

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

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