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Can you name the Minerals Terminology?

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

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