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Science-3rd grade- Minerals

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Feldspar most commonly appears as
Very small crystals on a rock
Galena is a major source of
Lead
Minerals occur
Naturally
Why do Geologists use Chemical Tests
To Classify Minerals
Galena is somtimes found in
Silver
Small Particles of Quartz are OFTEN found in
Sedimentary Rocks
Sulfide Group minerals contain
Sulfur
Silicate Group minerals MAY contain
Aluminum and Sodium
Feldspar can be what colors
Pink, White or Gray
Quartz is often found in
Surface Rocks
Feldspar is a component of MOST
Igneous Rocks and SOME Sedimentary Rocks
Minerals are
Solids
Quartz is the main mineral in
Sand
Most Minerals are found in
Rocks
Quartz is resistant to
Weathering
Cleavage is
the way a mineral splits
Galena is a member of the
Sulfide Group
The most common Mineral on Earth
Feldspar
Feldspar and Quartz are members of the
Silicate Group
Silicate Group minerals contain
Silica and Oxygen
6 Physical Properties of Minerals
Color, Luster, Hardness, Cleavage, Specific Gravity, and Fracture (Claire Loves Hats; Claire Speaks Good French)
Fracture is
the way a mineral breaks
Galena is shaped like a
Cube. And it has a METALLIC Luster.

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