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

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