Minerals – Notes & Focus


 
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Minerals – Notes & Focus Questions

Directions: Get a copy of the Heath Earth Science textbook and read pages 47 – 51, and 53 – 57. Answer the following questions:

 

  1. There are known minerals. The most common ones are called   minerals.
     
  2. Take a few notes on the following characteristics used to identify minerals:

color –

luster –

crystal shape –

streak –

cleavage –

hardness –

specific gravity –

some special properties of minerals –

  1. Families of Minerals

Silicates –

Carbonates –

Oxides –

Sulfides –

  1. Turn to page 52, and answer the following Topic Questions (as your “Focus Questions”) on your own notebook paper, and staple to this page of notes before turning in:
Page Questions    
 
52 1.(a), 2.(b), 3.(a, b, & d), 4.(a & c), 5., and 6.(a, b, e & f)

Clearly label each number and lettered sub-parts. Don’t skip any portions, if you want full credit.

 

 
 
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