Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Chapter 3 Vocab Mrs. Birdsong

Mineral A naturally occurring, inorganic solid with a define chemical composition and an orderly arrangement of atoms.
Crystal A solid in which the atoms are arranged in orderly, repeating patterns.
Magma Hot melted rock material.
Silicates Minerals that contain silicon and oxygen.
Hardness A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched.
Luster The way light reflects off of a mineral.
Specific Gravity The ratio of a minerals weight compared to water.
Streak The color of a mineral in powdered form.
Cleavage Minerals that break with smooth flat surfaces Example: Mica.
Fracture Minerals that break with jagged, rough, and uneven surfaces.
Gems Or gemstones are highly prized minerals for their beauty and because they are rare.
Ore A useful substance that can be mined at a profit.
Created by: nmchapar