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Because minerals do not come from once-living material, they are said to be
a) crystalline
b) solid
c) colorful
d) inorganic

In a mineral, the particles line up in a repeating pattern to form a(n)
a) element
b) crystal
c) mixture
d) compound

Which characteristic is used to determine a mineral color?
a) luster
b) fracture
c) cleavage
d) streak

Halite is a mineral formed through the evaporation of
a) magma
b) a vein
c) a solution
d) lava

Minerals from which metals can be removed in usable amounts are called
a) gemstones
b) ores
c) alloys
d) crystals

Which feature is not ordinarily used to identify a mineral?
a) hardness
b) luster
c) mass
d) smell

Which of the following minerals is the softest?
a) granitee
b) quartz
c) diamond
d) talc

If a mineral has a mass of 20 g and a volume of 10 ml, it has a density of
a) 20 g/ml
b) 200 g/ml
c) 2 g/ml
d) 10 g/ml

Which of the following is a gemstone?
a) talc
b) slate
c) calcite
d) sapphire

What is the chemical composition of quartz?
a) Silicon and oxygen
b) Sulfur and silicon
c) oxygen and hydrogen
d) silicon and carbon

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