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

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