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  1. A minerals is inorganic,which means that it contains
    No materials that we're once apart of a living thing
  2. The color of a mineral's powder is called its
    Streak
  3. If you broke a mineral into tiny pieces,each piece would
    Still have the same crystal structure
  4. A narrow channel or slab of a mineral that is different from the surrounding rock is called a
    Vein
  5. Magma that cools very slowly deep beneath the surface forms minerals with what type of crystals
    Large
  6. A rock that contains a metal or other useful mineral that can be mined and sold at a profit is called a(n)
    Ore
  7. A hard,colorful mineral that has a brilliant or glassy luster is a(n)
    Gemstone
  8. Which is a factor that affects the size of mineral crystals formed in magma
    Rate of cooling
  9. Which type of mine would be used to remove ore deposits in a vein
    Shaft mine
  10. After miners remove ore from a mine, what process removes the metal from the ore
    Smelting
  11. Steelmakers add other elements to iron to make
    Alloys with special properties
  12. An example of a mineral made up of a pure element is
    Copper
  13. The repeating pattern of a mineral's particles forms a solid called a(n)
    Crystal
  14. What do metal tools and machinery,the filament of a light bulb,and steel girders used to frame an office building all have in common
    They began as minerals inside earth's crust
  15. What is the hardest known mineral
    Diamond
  16. Which term refers to anyone who searches for an ore deposit
    Prospector
  17. Most minerals do NOT split apart evenly. Instead they have a characteristic type of
    Fracture
  18. What crystal shape doss halite have
    Cubic

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