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


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

 

Habit
Cleavage
Specific Gravity
Hardness

The Mohs scale has a scale ranging between

 

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

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

 

Habit
Hardness
Fracture
Cleavage

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

 

Lustre
Colour
Hardness
Cleavage

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

 

Hardness
Streak
Specific Gravity
Crystal System

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

 

Lustre
Colour
Fracture
Cleavage

The most basic property used to identify a mineral is its

 

Lustre
Colour
Hardness
Cleavage

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

 

Hardness
Streak
Specific Gravity
Crystal System

The Mohs scale is used to define which mineral property ?

 

Habit
Cleavage
Specific Gravity
Hardness

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

 

Habit
Hardness
Fracture
Cleavage


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