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Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning Quiz Questions - Minerals Properties I
Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning


The most basic property used to identify a mineral is its

 

Colour
Hardness
Lustre
Cleavage

The Mohs scale has a scale ranging between

 

0-10
1-10
1-5
1-20

The shape in which minerals crystalise according to their symmetry is known as their

 

Streak
Specific Gravity
Hardness
Crystal System

Cubic, Tetragonal, Monoclinic, Triclinic, Orthorhombic, Trigonal & Hexagonal are the main groups of

 

Streak
Specific Gravity
Hardness
Crystal System

The Mohs scale is used to define which mineral property ?

 

Cleavage
Specific Gravity
Habit
Hardness

The characteristic appearance of a crystal that is determined by its main form is known as its

 

Hardness
Fracture
Habit
Cleavage

Reniform, dendritic, prismatic, acicular, bladed or massive are terms to describe which property

 

Cleavage
Specific Gravity
Habit
Hardness

Which mineral property is seen if the spcimen breaks and leaves an uneven surface ?

 

Colour
Fracture
Lustre
Cleavage

Which property of a mineral is the way that it breaks along well defined planes of weakness ?

 

Colour
Hardness
Lustre
Cleavage

Concoidal, hackly & splintry are terms used to describe which mineral property ?

 

Hardness
Fracture
Habit
Cleavage


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