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When a mineral breaks unevenly, it is said to have what?
a) density
b) luster
c) cleavage
d) fracture

The mineral mica breaks evenly along flat sheets mainly because of its
a) density
b) chemical composition
c) atomic arrangement
d) hardness

What mineral property of quartz accounts for its abundance?
a) texture
b) hardness
c) luster
d) color

Differences in hardness between minerals are most likely caused by the
a) external arrangement of flat surfaces.
b) elements that it contains.
c) internal arrangement of atoms.
d) type of rock that it came from.

It is the mineral in the powdered form when rubbed on a porcelain plate.
a) hardness
b) streak
c) cleavage
d) luster

The way in which a mineral reflects light from its surface is called
a) hardness
b) streak
c) cleavage
d) luster

Gold prospectors were able to use the panning technique to sort for gold because of its
a) luster
b) hardness
c) density
d) weight

Which mineral will carbonate or fizz when hydrochloric acid is added to it?
a) fluorite
b) feldspar
c) mica
d) calcite

A _________ is a solid that forms in nature, has a definite chemical makeup and has a crystal structure.
a) rock
b) fossil fuel
c) mineral
d) liquid

What is the softest mineral on Mohs scale of hardness?
a) diamond
b) talc
c) calcite
d) gypsum

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