Minerals Terminology

Can you name the Minerals Terminology?

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

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