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How do minerals get inside geodes?
a) Water containing dissolved minerals seeps into a crack in a rock
b) The rock and minerals melt in lava or magma and then minerals crystallize on the inside
c) An earthquake broke the rock, minerals fell in, rock resealed
d) Mrs. Knoll used magic to get them inside

_______________ is the process in which atoms are arranged to form a material with a crystal structure
a) mineralization
b) geodification
c) crystallization
d) solidification

Minerals form from
a) Magma
b) Lava
c) Solutions
d) All of the choices

__________ is molten material that is on the Earth's surface
a) magma
b) lava
c) rock
d) paint

_______ cooling of magma/lava leads to the formation of ______ crystals
a) slow; small
b) rapid; large
c) rapid; small
d) two of the choices

Evaporation of minerals in ___________ forms _______ ground
a) solution; above
b) solution; under
c) magma; under
d) lava; above

What is not a step in crystallization of minerals from hot water solutions
a) magma heats water
b) elements and compounds that form minerals dissolve in hot water
c) solution cools and minerals crystallize forming veins
d) elements and compounds that form minerals melt in molten material

Which of the following is incorrect?
a) minerals formed from lava are formed on the surface
b) minerals formed from magma are formed beneath the surface
c) minerals formed from evaporation are formed on the surface
d) minerals formed from hot water solutions are formed on the surface

A ___________ is a mixture in which one substance is dissolved in another
a) solution
b) crystal
c) vein
d) rock

A __________ is a slab or channel of mineral that is different from the surrounding rock
a) solution
b) crystal
c) vein
d) rock

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