Science Quiz / Minerals Terminology

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

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