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Minerals

Minerals (chp 4 sect 1) vocab and key ideas

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the way a mineral reflects light luster
a mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces cleavage
the way a mineral looks when it breaks in an uneven way fracture
a scale ranking 10 minerals from softness to hardness from 1 to 10 Mohs hardness scale
a naturally occuring inorganic solid that has a crystal structure and a definite composition mineral
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that repeats again and again crystal
not formed from living things or the remains of living things inorganic
the color of a mineral's powder streak
The essential characteristics of any minerals are ... crystal structure, naturally occuring, solid, formed by inorganic process, and has definite chemical composition
What is a the hardness of a diamond on the Mohs hardness scale? 10
What is the hardness of quartz on the Mohs hardness scale? 7
What is the hardness of talc on the Mohs Hardness scale? 1
What do minerals in different combinations form? rocks
The property of a mineral in which it glows under an ultraviolet light is called _______. fluorescence
A substance composed of a single kind of atom is a _______. element
A substance in which two or more different atoms are chemically joined is called a _______. compound
Created by: gdustin