A Life Inspired by Nature
Monday, April 16, 2012
I am amazed by the minerals that grow in the earth. There are many colors and forms. We had a minerals training on Saturday at the Nature Center. If you went to the training or have studied minerals this is a review. Good Luck!
What is the difference between a mineral and a rock?
A mineral is pretty and a rock is ugly.
A mineral is valuable and a rock is not.
A mineral has a definite chemical composition, a rock is a mixture.
Which is not a property of a mineral?
Hardness- Scratch test
Resonance- The tone a mineral produces
Color- Crystal color
What is the luster (how light reflects-shininess) of Pyrite (Fool's Gold)?
Which of the three choices is the hardest mineral
Streak is the
color left after scratching the mineral on a unglazed tile.
sparks made by hitting a rock with metal.
way the mineral feels when you rub it with your finger.
Thanks for taking the quiz!
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