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Earth Science- Unit 2: Rocks & Minerals

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RoEARTH SCIENCE UNIT 2 ROCKS AND MINERALS
8TH GRADE TO 10TH GRADE

  
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1.  YOWhat are the 5 must be's in order to be a mineral?
2.  True or False: The factor that determine's a mineral physical characteristcs is based upon the internal arrangement of atoms.
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3.  Cleavage: Describes the way a mineral breaks in clean, smooth + flat/jagged surfaces
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4.  Fracture: Describes a mineral that breaks in rough flat/jagged surfaces
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5.  Olivine: cleavage/fractureSulfur: cleavage/fractureBiotite Mica:cleavage/fractureCalcite: cleavage/fractureHalite: cleavage/ fractureQuartz: cleavage/ fracture***For answer, put in the form of: Quartz= _______***
6.  Is Olivine nonmetallic or metallic?
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7.  State at least 1 reason why Color is not a great mineral ID test?
8.  Can flurorite scratch a penny?
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9.  The acid test is useful for a mineral that contains....
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10.  What is double refraction?
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11.  What is the difference between monominerallic and polyminerallic?
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12.  Igneous rocks are formed from the processes of...
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13.  Sedimentary Rocks are formed from the processes of...
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14.  Metamorphic Rocks are formed from the processes of...
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15.  If igneous rocks have small crystals due to the rate of cooling was faster, then it would be an extrusive/intrusive rock
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16.  If igneous rocks have large crystals due to the rate of cooling was slower, then it would be an extrusive/intrusive rock
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17.  List in order from smallest to largest the following particles: silt, cobbles, clay, pebbles and sand
18.  Metamorphic Rocks form from pre-existing _____ rocks
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19.  Gneiss is the only rock that shows...
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