Minerals & Rocks

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Minerals & Rocks
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2012-03-14 14:39:23
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Minerals Rocks Geology
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Minerals & Rocks, identified by properties and images.
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  1. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)


    Quartz:

    • No streak
    • Hard
    • Various colors
    • Fracture
  2. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Calcite:

    • White streak
    • Intermediate (hardness)
    • Rhombohedral cleavage
    • Various colors

    *reacts to HCL*
  3. What is this mineral and what are its properties?(List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Feldspar:

    • No streak
    • Hard
    • Orthoclase Feldspar has clevage
    • Plagioclase Feldspar has clevage, some faces with close, parallel lines
    • OF--white, tan, salmon, green
    • PF--white to grey, grey-blue, blue-black
  4. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List only color)

    Malichite:

    Blue-green
  5. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List only color)

    Pyrite:

    Gold
  6. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Garnet:

    • No streak
    • Hard
    • Fracture, pseudo-cleavage
    • Deep Red
  7. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Magnetite:

    • Black streak
    • Hard
    • Hard to determine cleavage/fracture
    • Black
  8. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List only hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Olivine:

    • Hard
    • Fracture
    • Green
  9. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Amphibole:

    • Green-black streak
    • Hard
    • Cleavage
    • Green to black color
  10. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Hematite:

    • Red-brown streak
    • Hardness is difficult to determine
    • Cleavage/fracture is difficult to determine
    • Red to grey in color
  11. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Gypsum

    • No streak
    • Soft
    • Transparent
    • Cleavage fragments break into brittle plates
  12. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Muscovite:

    • White streak
    • Soft
    • Cleaves into flakes
    • Colorless, transparent
  13. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List color)

    Galena:

    Grey
  14. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List color)

    Chromite:

    Silvery grey
  15. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List color)

    Vanadinite

    Red
  16. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Talc:

    • Soft
    • Opaque (white to grey)
  17. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List streak, hardness, color, cleavage/fracture)

    Limonite:

    • Yellow-brown streak
    • Hardness is difficult to determine
    • Cleavage/fracture is difficult to determine
    • Yellow-brown color
  18. What is this mineral and what are its properties?
    (List color, cleavage/fracture, HCL reaction)

    Kaolin:

    • Fracture
    • White
    • Does not react to HCL

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