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rocks and minerals

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mineral A mineral is a naturally occurring substance, representable by a chemical formula, that is usually solid and inorganic, and has a crystal structure
crystal structure Image result for crystal structureengineering.purdue.edu In mineralogy and crystallography, a crystal structure is a unique arrangement of atoms in a crystal. A crystal structure is composed of a unit cell,
luster Image result for lusterwww.geology4today.com Lustre or luster is the way light interacts with the surface of a crystal, rock, or mineral.
Moh's hardness scale A scale used to measure the relative hardness of a mineral by its resistance to scratching.
fracture the cracking or breaking of a hard object or material
streak a long, thin line or mark of a different substance or color from its surroundings.
clevage a sharp division; a split.
hardness the quality or condition of being hard.
crystalization Image result for crystallizationen.wikipedia.org Crystallization is also a chemical solid–liquid separation technique, in which mass transfer of a solute from the liquid solution to a pure solid crystalline phase occurs
solution In chemistry, a solution is a homogeneous mixture composed of two or more substances. In such a mixture, a solute is a substance dissolved in another substance, known as a solvent.
vein Search Results Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system, which returns blood to the heart. In contrast, an artery is a vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen away from the heart to the body.
geode Search Results Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system, which returns blood to the heart. In contrast, an artery is a vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen away from the heart to the body.
Element is a substance consisting of atoms which all have the same number of protons
compand is a substance formed when two or more chemical elements are chemically bonded together.
Inorganic An inorganic compound is a compound that is not Organic. The term is not well defined, but in its simplest definition refers simply to compounds that do not contain carbon, and not consisting of or deriving from living matter.
flouresscene fluorescence definition. The emission of light from an object as a result of bombardment by other kinds of electromagnetic radiation, such as x-rays or ultraviolet rays
texture the way a rock feels
finegrained a small solid piece of materiel that comes from rock
coarse grained magma cools slowly
porphry magma cools in two stages
exstrucsive igneous rock igneous rock that forms from lava on the surface
instructive igneous rock formed by magma
sediment a type of that forms from particles from other rocks
compaction the process by which sediment are passed
erosion the process by which water ice
cementation the process by which dissolved minerals crystallize
deposition particles that are loosely packed
clastic sedimentary rock that forms rock fragments
chemical sedimentary rock that form when mineral
organic sedimentary rock that forms form remains
foliated Metamorphic rocks with grains arranged in parallel layers or bands are said to be
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