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


Which mineral is known as Hydrogen Oxide ?

 

Salt
Rock Salt
Ice
Water

Around how many minerals are known

 

1000
4000
2000
10 000

The study of minerals is

 

Geophysics
Mining
Mineralogy
Geology

Which of these does NOT apply to true minerals ?

 

Crystal Structure
Organic
Solid
Inorganic

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

 

Benjamin Silliman
Parker Cleaveland
James Dwight Dana
George Jarvis Brush

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

 

Carbonates
Oxides
Sulphates
Phosphates

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

 

Polyglots
Polyphones
Polygons
Polymorphs

The largest mineral group with over 500 members are

 

Silicates
Carbonates
Sulphates
Halides

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

 

St Petersburg
Washington
Adelaide
Oslo

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

 

Electron numbers
Crystal Structure
Carbon isotope
Impurity levels


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