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Minerals Quiz (ES3B-1/2) Remedial

ES3B-1

  1. Define mineral including the five characteristics of a mineral.
     












  2. Explain the memory technique you will use to remember these five characteristics.
     






  3. Explain why each of these materials is NOT a mineral:
    1. Coal - 

    2. Glass - 

    3. Concrete -  

    4. granite -  

  4. Define rock.
     








  5. Contrast a physical and chemical property.
     






  6. Name and describe three minerals. One of them may be your iMineral mineral. Include (at least) these physical properties in your description: color, hardness, fracture/cleavage.
     












 

ES3B-2

  1. Describe seven physical properties we use for mineral identification. The description explains what is being measured (or examined), possible values and tools needed (if any).
     














  2. Explain the memory technique you will use to remember these seven physical properties.