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


Which mineral property is observed by rubbing the mineral over an unglazed white tile ?

 

Habit
Transparency
Lustre
Streak

The weight of a mineral compared to the weight of an equal volume of water is what mineral property

 

Streak
Cleavage
Specific Gravity
Hardness

Which mineral property refers to the way in which light passes through it ?

 

Fracture
Transparency
Lustre
Streak

Which of these minerals has a value of 10 on the Mohs scale ?

 

Talc
Quartz
Diamond
Gypsum

Which property of a mineral describes how light is reflected off a minerals surface ?

 

Transparency
Colour
Lustre
Streak

How many basic groups of crystal system are there ?

 

2
10
3
6

Which of these minerals has a value of 1 on the Mohs scale ?

 

Talc
Quartz
Diamond
Gypsum

Silky, greasy,pearly, metallic, vitreous or dull are terms used to describe which mineral property ?

 

Habit
Transparency
Lustre
Streak

Golden yellow,red-brown,grey,yellow are some of the terms used to describe which of these properties

 

Habit
Transparency
Lustre
Streak

Translucent and opaque are terms used to decsribe which of these mineral properties ?

 

Colour
Transparency
Lustre
Streak


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