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Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning Quiz Questions - Minerals III
Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning


Which geologist published a System of Mineralogy, which is still used today ?

 

James Dwight Dana
Benjamin Silliman
George Jarvis Brush
Parker Cleaveland

Around how many minerals are known

 

2000
1000
10 000
4000

The largest mineral group with over 500 members are

 

Sulphates
Silicates
Halides
Carbonates

Two or more chemicals with the same composition but different crystal structures are known as

 

Polygons
Polyglots
Polymorphs
Polyphones

Which mineral type found on earth's surface are importantly the ores from which metals are mined

 

Sulphates
Carbonates
Phosphates
Oxides

Graphite, which is soft & Diamond which is hard are both carbon, but differ due to

 

Carbon isotope
Electron numbers
Impurity levels
Crystal Structure

Which mineral is known as Hydrogen Oxide ?

 

Ice
Salt
Water
Rock Salt

The Fersman Mineralogical Museum, one of the worlds largest mineral collections is found in

 

Adelaide
St Petersburg
Oslo
Washington

Which of these does NOT apply to true minerals ?

 

Solid
Crystal Structure
Inorganic
Organic

The study of minerals is

 

Mineralogy
Geophysics
Geology
Mining


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