Semester 1 Final Review (Intro, Matter, Mineral, Rock, Resources, Weathering): Question Preview (ID: 28974)

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What is the density of a mineral?
a) the ratio of a mineral's mass to its volume b) the ratio of a mineral's height to its weight c) a mineral's mass d) a mineral's volume
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of minerals?
a) a crystalline structure b) formed by inorganic processes c) definite chemical composition d) either a liquid or solid
What is the uneven breakage of a mineral called?
a) fracture b) cleavage c) crystal form d) hardness
Mohs scale is used to determine what property of minerals?
a) cleavage b) density c) hardness d) luster
The tendency of mineras to break along smooth flat surfaces is called ___.
a) fracture b) cleavage c) streak d) crystal form
The color of the powdered form of a mineral is called ___.
a) cleavage b) streak c) luster d) fracture
The appearance or quality of light reflected from the surface of a mineral is called ___.
a) streak b) color c) cleavage d) luster
The resistance of a mineral to being scratched is called ___.
a) streak b) fracture c) hardness d) cleavage
All minerals in the sulfate and sulfide groups contain what element?
a) silicon b) sulfur c) oxygen d) carbon
Whic of the following properties is generally the least useful in identifying minerals?
a) hardness b) streak c) cleavage d) color
Minerals are classified by ____.
a) color b) composition c) size d) density
Why is ice in a glacier concidered to be a mineral, but water from a glacier is not?
a) water is not naturally occuring b) water does not have a chemical composition c) ice is not naturally occuring d) ice is a solid, but water is not
What are the building blocks of Minerals?
a) rocks b) elements c) isotopes d) electrons
What is a naturally, occuring, inorganic solid with an orderly crystalline structure and a definite chemical composition?
a) a mineral b) an element c) an isotope d) a compound
Mineral formation caused by high pressures and high temperatures would most likely occur in which of the following environments?
a) a lava flow b) the ocean c) a cave d) deep within Earth
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