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

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