$100 Question from H1 What must a mineral be – liquid, solid, or gas?
$100 Answer from H1 What is... Solid
$200 Question from H1 What is a crystal structure?
$200 Answer from H1 What is… Atoms arranged in a crystal arranged in an orderly and repeated pattern.
$300 Question from H1 What does crystallization mean?
$300 Answer from H1 What is… The process by which atoms form a solid with an orderly, repeating pattern
$400 Question from H1 Minerals cannot be ______ or ______.
$400 Answer from H1 What is…. Living (organic) Or Man-made
$500 Question from H1 Define mineral.
$500 Answer from H1 What is … 1. A solid 2. Naturally occurring – not man-made 3. Inorganic – non living 4. Crystal Structure – repeated pattern of atoms 5. Definite chemical composition – same throughout
$100 Question from H2 This is defined as the color of a mineral’s powder.
$100 Answer from H2 What is… Streak
$200 Question from H2 The way that a mineral’s surface reflects light.
$200 Answer from H2 What is… Luster
$300 Question from H2 When a mineral breaks along a smooth and flat surface it is displaying what?
$300 Answer from H2 What is Cleavage.
$400 Question from H2 Define fracture.
$400 Answer from H2 What is … When a mineral breaks along rough or irregular surfaces.
$500 Question from H2 How can an individual do a hardness test on a rock?
$500 Answer from H2 What is scratch the surface of rock using a hard object such as a nail, finger nail, other rock, etc.
$100 Question from H3 These are deposits of metallic or nonmetallic minerals that can be produced at a profit.
$100 Answer from H3 What are…Ores
$200 Question from H3 What characteristic of a mineral is being shown To the right?
$200 Answer from H3 What is Streak.
$300 Question from H3 Metallic, glassy, earthy, or pearly are words that describe what mineral characteristic?
$300 Answer from H3 What is Luster
$400 Question from H3 The picture to the right is an example of what mineral characteristic?
$400 Answer from H3 What is crystal structure.
$500 Question from H3 The picture to the right is an example of what?
$500 Answer from H3 What is crystallization.
$100 Question from H4 How many characteristics are there to classify minerals?
$100 Answer from H4 What is 5.
$200 Question from H4 Minerals are made up of _______.
$200 Answer from H4 What are elements.
$300 Question from H4 _______are the building blocks of rocks.
$300 Answer from H4 What are minerals.
$400 Question from H4 To decay or break something into smaller parts is a definition for what term?
$400 Answer from H4 What is decompostion.
$500 Question from H4 Process by which rock sediments are removed and transported away by water, wind, or ice.
$500 Answer from H4 What is erosion.
$100 Question from H5 How is a streak test performed?
$100 Answer from H5 What is … by scratching the mineral across a tile of unglazed porcelain
$200 Question from H5 The physical breakdown of rocks into smaller pieces is an example of what type of weathering?
$200 Answer from H5 What is mechanical weathering.
$300 Question from H5 This type of weathering involves reactions with water that decomposes rock into smaller pieces.
$300 Answer from H5 What is chemical weathering.
$400 Question from H5 What are the two main ways crystallization occurs?
$400 Answer from H5 What are crystallization form magma and crystallization from water.
$500 Question from H5 What is the process by which unconsolidated materials are converted into coherent solid rock, as by compaction and cementation?
$500 Answer from H5 What is lithification.
Final Jeopardy Define mineral.
Final Jeopardy Answer What is … 1. A solid 2. Naturally occurring – not man-made 3. Inorganic – non living 4. Crystal Structure – repeated pattern of atoms 5. Definite chemical composition – same throughout