Mineral quiz review:

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For your quiz next week, be prepared to answer the following questions.

  • Name of the mineral
  • Chemical formula (if made of one to two elements)
  • Cleavage (yes or no)
  • Streak (color)
  • Hardness (greater or less than glass)
  • Luster (metallic or non-metallic)
  • Uses (only the common uses will be asked)
  • Special diagnositic features or unique properities

Before you leave today- be sure that you have the correct names for all the minerals and have a sufficient number of special properities or unique features listed for each mineral so you can identify them quickly.