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Science/rocks and m.

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Acid Rain Precipitation of relatively high acidity that is formed when airborne oxides of sulfer nitrogeon comebine with moisture and atmosphere.
Conglomerate A rock made of mineral and rock fragments.
Crystal A solid substance in which particles are aranged in an orderly repeatable pattern.
Crystallization The procces in which crystals are formed.
Cubic A crystal form characterized by three equal axes at right angles to each other.
Evaporation The conversion of a substance
Acid Rain Precipitation of relatively high acidity that is formed when airborne oxides of sulfer nitrogeon comebine with moisture and atmosphere.
Conglomerate A rock made of mineral and rock fragments.
Crystal A solid substance in which particles are aranged in an orderly repeatable pattern.
Crystallization The procces in which crystals are formed.
Cubic A crystal form characterized by three equal axes at right angles to each other.
Evaporation The conversion of a substance
Acid Rain Precipitation of relatively high acidity that is formed when airborne oxides of sulfer nitrogeon comebine with moisture and atmosphere.
Conglomerate A rock made of mineral and rock fragments.
Crystal A solid substance in which particles are aranged in an orderly repeatable pattern.
Crystallization The procces in which crystals are formed.
Cubic A crystal form characterized by three equal axes at right angles to each other.
Evaporation The conversion of a substance
Acid Rain Precipitation of relatively high acidity that is formed when airborne oxides of sulfer nitrogeon comebine with moisture and atmosphere.
Conglomerate A rock made of mineral and rock fragments.
Crystal A solid substance in which particles are aranged in an orderly repeatable pattern.
Crystallization The procces in which crystals are formed.
Cubic A crystal form characterized by three equal axes at right angles to each other.
Evaporation The conversion of a substance
Acid Rain Precipitation of relatively high acidity that is formed when airborne oxides of sulfer nitrogeon comebine with moisture and atmosphere.
Conglomerate A rock made of mineral and rock fragments.
Crystal A solid substance in which particles are aranged in an orderly repeatable pattern.
Crystallization The procces in which crystals are formed.
Cubic A crystal form characterized by three equal axes at right angles to each other.
Evaporation The conversion of a substance
Acid Rain Precipitation of relatively high acidity that is formed when airborne oxides of sulfer nitrogeon comebine with moisture and atmosphere.
Conglomerate A rock made of mineral and rock fragments.
Crystal A solid substance in which particles are aranged in an orderly repeatable pattern.
Crystallization The procces in which crystals are formed.
Cubic A crystal form characterized by three equal axes at right angles to each other.
Evaporation The conversion of a substance
Acid Rain Precipitation of relatively high acidity that is formed when airborne oxides of sulfer nitrogeon comebine with moisture and atmosphere.
Conglomerate A rock made of mineral and rock fragments.
Crystal A solid substance in which particles are aranged in an orderly repeatable pattern.
Crystallization The procces in which crystals are formed.
Cubic A crystal form characterized by three equal axes at right angles to each other.
Evaporation The conversion of a substance from a liquid to a gasious state.
Fossil The remains, impressions, or other evidence of living things perserved in rock.
Hardness The resistance of a surface of a mineral to scratching bt another substance.
Hexagonal A crystal characterized by three equal lateral axes intersected at 60 degrees and a vertical axes of veriable length at right angles.
Igneous A type of rock formed by the cooling and cystallazation of molted materials.
Indigenous Occuring naturally in a paticular place or region.
Laser Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.
Lava Molted rock that flows from valcanoes or earth fissures.
Luster The way a mineral reflects light.
Magma The hot liquid rock within earthes crust.
Metallic Luster Describes a mineral that is usually dark in color is always opaque evan on its thin edges and shines light polished metal.
Metamorphic A type of rock formed when igneous or sedementary or evan other metamorphic rocks are subjected to extreme heat and or pressure deep below earthes surface.
Mineral A natuarlly accuring solid inorganic substance with a definit chemical compisition and usually cystalline in form.
Mohs scale of hardness A scale that ranks the hardness of minerals relative to hardness of other minerals.
Monoclinic A cystal form charactorized by three unequal axes with one oblique intersection.
Nonmetallic luster Describes a mineral that is usually light colored and whose surface appers glassy greasy pearly silcky brilliant or dull.
Orthorhomic A crystal form characterized by three unequal axes at right angles to each other.
Petrifacation The proccess of petrafying or becoming a crystal.
Piezoeletric A type of electricity generated by applying pressure to crystalline substance such as quarts.
Property Any quality that serves to define an object material or relationship.
Rock A natural occuring inorganic solid usually comprised of a mixture od different materials and other materials.
Sedimentary A type of rock formed by the solidfication of layers of sediment.
Silicon One of the most abbundant elements on earth, its electrical properties enable it to be used in electronic devices.
Streak The color of fine powder of a mineral ubtaned by scratching or rubbing the mineral against a piece of unglazed ceramic tile.
Tetragonal A crytsal form characterized by three axes of right angles of which only the two lateral angles are equal.
Triclinic A crystal form characterized by unequal axes intersecting at obique angles.
Weathering The discoloration or breakdown of rocks and minerals due to the actio of water the atmosphere and organisms.
Created by: kgreer5