Minerals - Dynamic Earth - Lab Questions, Exams for Earth Sciences. Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology
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Minerals - Dynamic Earth - Lab Questions, Exams for Earth Sciences. Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology

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Minerals, Physical Properties of Minerals, Cleavage and Fracture, Mineral Identification Charts, Potassium Feldspar, Streak, Hardness, Luster, Plagioclase, Hornblende are key points of this file.
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Name__________________

Physical Geology Laboratory PreLab Worksheet—Minerals Name__________________Date___________________

I. READ: Lab Manual in Physical Geology, Chapter 3 II. Answer the following questions:

1. The first two objectives for next week’s lab are:

a. ________________________________________________________ b._________________________________________________________

2. Why do geologists study minerals? a._________________________________________________________

b._________________________________________________________ 3. What is a mineral? ______________________________________________

__________________________________________________________ 4. Briefly describe the following physical properties of minerals:

a. Hardness________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________

b. Cleavage and Fracture_____________________________________ ___________________________________________________________

c. Streak____________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ d. Luster____________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________

e. Color_____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________

5. Using the mineral identification charts in your manual, list the physical properties of the following minerals:

Quartz_____________________________________________________ Plagioclase__________________________________________________ Potassium Feldspar___________________________________________ Biotite______________________________________________________ Hornblende_________________________________________________ Augite/Pyroxene_____________________________________________ Olivine_____________________________________________________

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