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Rocks and Minerals Vocab
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  • Question 1
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    This is a natural occurring solid substance that is normally made of minerals.

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    mineral

    rock

    streak

    luster

  • Question 2
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    Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary are all types of what?

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    coal

    cookies

    minerals

    rocks

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    This is a term that means something you can observe with your senses.

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    Minerals

    Rocks

    Property

    Grains

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    Coal is an unusual rock because it is not made of minerals at all.

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    True

    False

  • Question 5
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    These are the building blocks of rocks. Scientists have discovered over 3,000 of these.

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    rocks

    minerals

    coal

    igneous

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    Color ___________ cannot be used to identify most minerals because they come in so many different colors.

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    alone

    only

    always

    never

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    This term refers to the way light bounces off the surface of a mineral. Some can be metallic or shiny.

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    streak

    hardness

    color

    luster

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    Hardness is how easily a mineral can be scratched

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    true

    false

  • Question 9
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    Minerals with this property are attracted to magnets.

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    luster

    hardness

    magnetism

    streak

  • Question 10
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    If a mineral reacts with acid it can

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    bubble and fix

    create a new mineral

    turn purple

    explode

  • Question 11
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    Rocks are the building blocks of minerals.

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    True

    False

  • Question 12
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    There are how many types of rocks?

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    4

    5

    3

    2

  • Question 13
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    Rocks are like chocolate chip cookies, and the ingredients (eggs, sugar, flour, butter, etc...) are like minerals.

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    true

    false

  • Question 14
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    Which of these is NOT a type of rock.

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    Igenous

    Sedimentary

    Sephora

    Metamorphic

  • Question 15
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    How can I scratch a diamond?

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    with any minerals

    using dragon glass

    using another diamond

    using apatite

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