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Chapter 2: Minerals Test Review. What’s your favorite college football team? 12345 1.Louisville 2.Georgia 3.Kentucky 4.Alabama 5.Tennessee 6.UCLA 7.Florida.

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1 Chapter 2: Minerals Test Review

2 What’s your favorite college football team? Louisville 2.Georgia 3.Kentucky 4.Alabama 5.Tennessee 6.UCLA 7.Florida 8.None of the Above

3 Crystals may be ___. 1.Cubic 2.Monoclinic 3.Tetragonal 4.All of the Above 12345

4 A quartz crystal is ___ in shape cubic 2.hexagonal 3.tetragonal 4.monoclinic

5 As magma cools, its __ combine into compounds that form a crystal structure, and it becomes a mineral. 1.atoms 2.elements 3.electrons 4.None of the above 12345

6 Minerals are made of one or more ___ colors 2.elements 3.rocks 4.structures

7 A mineral is classified as an ore as long as ___ It is rare and valuable 2.It can be used as jewelry 3.It is profitable and useful 4.It is solid and natural

8 Minerals mined because they contain useful substances are ___. 1.gems 2.ores 3.minerals 4.rocks 12345

9 The tendency of minerals to break with rough or jagged surfaces is called ___ hardness 2.luster 3.fracture 4.cleavage

10 A collector of minerals would want a sample of ___ salt 2.coal 3.sugar 4.wood

11 A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched is ___ ores 2.hardness 3.fracture 4.cleavage

12 All minerals share __ basic characteristics two 2.three 3.four 4.ten

13 One of the softest minerals is ___ topaz 2.quartz 3.talc 4.amethyst

14 All minerals share the following characteristics EXCEPT that of ___ Being formed by natural processes 2.Being formed by living organisms 3.Being solids 4.Having the atoms within the mineral arranged in a pattern

15 The hardness of quartz is 7. This indicates that quartz will scratch all of the following minerals EXCEPT ___ talc 2.apatite 3.diamond 4.calcite

16 Muscovite mica will peel off in flat sheets. This is an example of the physical characteristic called ___ hardness 2.streak 3.fracture 4.cleavage

17 Calcite with scratch gypsum. This is an example of the physical characteristic called ___ hardness 2.streak 3.fracture 4.cleavage

18 The color of a powdered mineral is called ___ fracture 2.color 3.cleavage 4.streak

19 The properties of being __ make a diamond a gemstone Rare and beautiful 2.Useful and profitable 3.Easy to obtain and beautiful 4.Rare and profitable

20 If the cost of separating a mineral from waste rock becomes too great, the mineral may no longer be classified as an ore. This happens because ___ The mineral can no longer be mined at a profit 2.The mineral has lost its usefulness 3.The demand for the mineral has decreased 4.None of the above

21 A mineral is no longer classified as an ore once it is no longer ___ useful 2.profitable 3.Obtainable at a reasonable cost 4.All of the above

22 A mineral is an organic ___ with a unique crystal structure atoms 2.color 3.solid 4.magma

23 Some minerals are formed when ___ cools magma 2.atoms 3.crystals 4.luster

24 The term crystal system refers to the patterns that __ form in a crystal atoms 2.solids 3.magma 4.color

25 The distinctive yellow appearance of sulfur is considered the mineral’s ___ streak 2.luster 3.color 4.fracture

26 When liquid evaporates, atoms of any dissolved minerals stay behind and form ___ solid 2.crystals 3.magma 4.color

27 Tests for hardness and streak help ___ minerals identify 2.color 3.luster 4.create

28 Two types of __ are metallic and nonmetallic atoms 2.color 3.solid 4.luster

29 Two minerals that are ores of titanium are __ Lightweight and durable 2.Ilmenite and rutile 3.Bauxite and garnet 4.Spinel and Emerald

30 Qualities of a mineral that make it a gemstone are ___ Usefulness and profitability 2.Beauty and rarity 3.Lightweight and durable 4.Amount and color

31 A mineral is a crystalline liquid. 1.True 2.False 12345

32 Some minerals form when magma cools. 1.True 2.False 12345

33 Minerals that are different in other properties may be alike in color. 1.True 2.False 12345

34 Two types of cleavage are metallic and glassy. 1.True 2.False 12345

35 Minerals called ores are mined because they contain beautiful substances. 1.True 2.False 12345

36 All gems are minerals. 1.True 2.False 12345


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