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Mineral Test

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Even
Smooth
Adamantine
Diamond-like
Example of sedimentary rock
Sandstone
Electron
Negative charge
Second mineral question
Does it occur naturally?
Example of igneous rock
Rhyolite
Fracture
When a mineral doesnt break into flat surfaces
Density
The raio of mass to volume
First mineral question
Is it organic?
Third mineral question
Solid in crystalline form?
Color
The color of the surface
Dark silicates are dark because of what mineral?
Iron
Ionic bond
When electrons are transferred from one atom to another
What is an electron cloud?
The space around the nucleus
Dull
Chalk
Mass number
Protons + neutrons
Polymorph
Change forms
Example of metamorphic
Marble
Isotope
Atoms that differ because of mass number
Resinous
Dried Glue
Hackly
Barbs
Fourth mineral question
Definite chemical composition?
Crystal
A natrual solid with a definite internal pattern
Fiberous
Thread-like fibers
Hardness
The resistance of a mineral to physical scratching
Pearly
Mother of Pearl
Vitreous
Glassy
Earthy
Irregular
Waxy
Candle-like
Conchoidal
Shell like
Proton
Positive charge
Cleavage
The break along a plane on a mineral
Atomic number
Number of protons
Splintery
Splinters like wood
What are the two classifications for luster?
Metallic and non-metallic
Neutron
Neutral charge
Ion
An atom that carries an eletrical charge
Greasy
Oily Glass
Luster
The way a mineral reflects light
Streak
The powder of a mineral
What is the formula to find density?
mass/volume

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