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The Moh's scale measures the _____________ of a mineral
a) hardness
b) color
c) luster
d) streak

__________ is the way a mineral reflects light.
a) luster
b) streak
c) hardness
d) color

The specific gravity of a mineral compares the ratio of its weight to an equal volume of _________.
a) water
b) gold
c) air
d) talc

Streak is the ____________ of a mineral in its powdered form
a) color
b) texture
c) luster
d) cleavage

Minerals that break along smooth, flat surfaces have ___________.
a) cleavage
b) fractures
c) streaks
d) breakage

Quartz is a mineral with ______________; it breaks along uneven, rough, or jagged surfaces
a) fracture
b) texture
c) luster
d) cleavage

A highly prized mineral
a) gem
b) crystal
c) magma
d) ore

A solid with atoms that are arranged in orderly, repeating patters
a) crystal
b) gem
c) ore
d) magma

Hot melted rock...
a) magma
b) ore
c) gem
d) crystal

_____________ rock is formed when magma cools and hardens.
a) igneous
b) sedimentary
c) metamorphic
d) crystal

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