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Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning Quiz Questions - Silicates
Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning


Which silicate of boron & aluminium of variable colour is used in jewellry & optical equipment ?

 

Olivine
Tourmaline
Jadeite
Beryl

Which silicate mineral is the least hard of all minerals being 1 on the Mohs Scale ?

 

Talc
Datolite
Sodalite
Kaolite

Aquamarine, used as a gemstone, is a variety of which silicate mineral ?

 

Olivine
Tourmaline
Jadeite
Beryl

An emerald is a green type of which silicate ?

 

Olivine
Tourmaline
Jadeite
Beryl

Crystals of which of these gemstones can weigh up to 100kg ?

 

Garnet
Tourmaline
Sodalite
Topaz

Which silicate is typically green but can be white, grey or mauve & is used as a semi precious stone

 

Olivine
Tourmaline
Jadeite
Beryl

Which mineral is yellow pink or colourless and used as a gemstone ?

 

Garnet
Tourmaline
Sodalite
Topaz

A reddish brown, grey, green, blue or colourless silicate used as a gemstone or refractory is

 

Jadeite
Topaz
Zircon
Olivine

Which silcate can be red, yellow or green and is used as an abrasive or a gemstone ?

 

Garnet
Tourmaline
Jadeite
Olivine

Peridot is a pale green transparent variety of which silicate, used as a gemstone ?

 

Olivine
Tourmaline
Sodalite
Topaz


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