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Mineral naturally occurring substance that is solid
Luster the state or quality of shining by reflecting light; glitter, sparkle, sheen, or gloss
Streak Streak is the color of a mineral when it is crushed to a powder
Cleavage the tendency of crystals, certain minerals, rocks, etc., to break in preferred directions so as to yield more or less smooth surfaces
Fracture the cracking or breaking of a hard object or material.
Hardness the quality or condition of being hard.
Density the degree of compactness of a substance.
Rock the solid mineral material forming part of the surface of the earth and other similar planets
Rock Cycle an idealized cycle of processes undergone by rocks in the earth's crust
Weathering The process by which rocks are broken down into small grains and soil
Erosion the action of exogenic processes (water or wind) which remove soil and rock from another rock
Deposition the geological process in which sediments, soil and rocks are added to a landform or land mass.
Sedimentary Rock types of rock that are formed by the deposition of material at the Earth's surface and in bodies of water
Igneous Rock formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava.
Metamorphic Rock was once one form of rock but has changed to another under the influence of heat, pressure, or some other agent without passing through a liquid phase
Foliated consisting of thin sheets or laminae.
Nonfoliated not slate, schist or gneiss
Relative Dating to determine the age of geological events.
Absolute Dating
Radiometric Dating
Geologic Time Scale
Core Plate Tectonics
Convergent Boundary
Divergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Fault be broken by a fault or faults
Created by: breenicole