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    Name a mineral that is non-metallic but dark and shiney, hard, gray streak, is dark green to black in color, shows 2 cleavage at 120° (hard to determine cleavage)
    Amphibole
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    Name a mineral that is nonmetallic dark in color, soft, no streak, dark brown to black in color, shows 1 cleavage, splits into thin sheets
    Biotite
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    Name a mineral that is non metallic shiney, hard scratches glass, no streak, black to brownish, no cleavage, very chunky looking
    Garnet
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    Name a mineral that is non metallic glassy, does not scratch with finger, leaves a white streak, clear colorless, shows cleavage, no bubbles on acid
    Halite
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    Name a mineral that is nonmetallic dark dull, soft, rusty streak, dark red, no cleavage, stains rock
    hematite
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    Name a mineral that is metallic, very shiney, finger nail can scratch soft, grayish streak, is dark gray color, no cleavage, comes off on hands
    Graphite
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    Name a mineral that is nonmetallic dull, finger nail scratch soft, white powder streak, white in color, no cleavage, chalky in appearance
    Koolinite
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    Name a mineral that is non metallic but shiny, scratches glass, no streak pinkish in color, cleavage in 2 directions @ 90°
    Potassium Feldspar
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    Name a mineral that is non metallic dull, fingernail scratch soft, no streak, green olive color, no cleavage
    Olivine
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    Name a mineral that is non metallic, scratches glass hard, no streak, whitish gray, 2 cleavages @ 90°, marbling looking appearance
    Plagioclase
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    Name a minearl that is metallic brassy, gray streak, gold yellowish color, no apparent cleavage, cubed shaped crystals
    Pyrite
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    Name a minearl that nonmetallic glassy, light colorless, scratches glass hard, no streak no cleavage
    Quartz
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    Name a nonmetallic glassy, soft scratched with fingernail, no streak, colorless, shows cleavage, waxy feelings, kind pearlish.
    Gypsum
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    Name non metallic light color, scratches with finger nail soft, no streak, colorless shows 1 cleavage, flat thin flexible sheets
    muscovite
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    Name a non metallic light color shiney, fingernail scratch soft, no streak, colorless, shows cleavage, makes bubbles with acid test
    Calcite
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    Name a mineral that is nonmetallic shiney, hard, no streak, dark greenish to black in color, shows cleavage in 2 directions 2 90°
    Pyroxene

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Author:
Cheetah13
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296869
Filename:
Minerals
Updated:
2015-02-25 18:22:25
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BNE
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mineral/rock test
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minerals
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