Rocks and Minerals Questions

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Rocks and Minerals, by Glen Phelan, National Geographic

Submitted: February 09, 2012

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Pages 1-10

1.Name the three minerals in a granite peice

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Pages 11-20

 

2.Why is it that if you smash a peice of pyrite, it will look like smaller cubes?

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3.What can scratch topaz? ________________________________________

4.What can scratch all substances? _________________________________________

5.Which substances can be scracthed by an iron nail? ______________________,____________________,________________,__________________,

6.Where did the Hope Diamond come from? _______________________________

7.Is there any place in the U.S. to look for diamonds, if so, where? ________________________________________________________________________________

Pages 21-27

8.How many sides does Beryl have? _________________

9.When does Gypsum form? ______________________________________

10.What color is pure Corundum? __________________________________________________________

11.What;s one trait that can divide rocks into two groups? ________________________________________________________

Page 31, Glossary

12.Igneous-_______________________________________________________________

13.Sedimentary-_______________________________________________________________________

14.Metamorphic-_______________________________________________________________________

15.Classify-_____________________________________________________________________________________

16.Mineral-____________________________________________________________________________________________

17.Crystal-________________________________________________________________________________

18.Property-_________________________________________________________________________

19.Sediments-___________________________________________________________________________________________

20.Quarry-______________________________________________________________________________________

BONUS!!! BONUS!!! BONUS!!! BONUS!!! each RIGHT answer will earn five points, if it is not right, but very close, will earn 2 or 3, and if one is definately not right, then  it will earn NO extra points!

BONUS. Minerals that are especially rare and beautiful are called _________________. ( either right or wrong, 5 or 0 points)

BONUS. ____________ __________________ is the amethyst gem used in jewelry.

BONUS. Which one of these is a real rock? ( either right or wrong, 5 or 0 points)

a.Glasorun

b.Poleratiate

c.Conglomerate

d.Demainsium

BONUS. What is the definition of streak? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

BONUS. From the softest to the hardest, which one is in the right order? ( either right or wrong, 5 or 0 points)

a.talc, orthaclase, gypsum, diamond

b.diamond, topaz, apatite, talc

c.gypsum, talc, corundum, diamond

d.calcite, aoatite, corundun, diamond

ALL DONE? HAND IT IN! YOU NEED OVER A 60 TO PASS!

 


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