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Geology List 1 - Minerals
Terms in this set (13)
A naturally-occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal structure and a definite chemical composition.
Not formed from living things or the remains of living things.
A solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that repeats again and again.
The color of a mineral's powder.
The way a mineral reflects light from its surface.
The amount of mass in a given space; mass per unit volume.
A mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces.
The way a mineral looks when it breaks apart in an irregular way.
A hollow rock inside which mineral crystals have formed.
The process by which atoms are arranged to form a material with a crystal structure.
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water from the mantle.
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also, the rock formed when liquid lava hardens.
A mixture in which one substance is dissolved in another.
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