Minerals

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a naturally occurring, inorganic, crystalline solid is a raleinm
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a naturally occurring, inorganic, crystalline solid is a raleinm
mineral
a durable, lightweight metal derived from minerals such as ilmenite or rutile is minatiut
titanium
The property of a mineral that shows the color of its powder is
called skeart.
streak
minerals containing silicons, oxygen, and one or more other elements are called scatilli
silicates
The property of a mineral that shows how it reflects light is called
strule.
luster
The property of a mineral that causes it to break in a smooth, flat
plane is aceglave.
cleavage
The property of a mineral that causes it to break with rough or
jagged edges is tracrufe.
fracture
The German scientist Friedrich Mohs developed a scale to measure
the shrandes of minerals.
hardness
Valuable, rare, and beautiful minerals, called megs, are often used in
jewelry.
gem
Minerals that can be mined at a profit are called rose.
ores
Hot, melted rock beneath the surface of Earth is called gamma.
magma
A calstry is a solid with a repeating arrangement of atoms.
crystal
A crystal system depends upon the way moats line up.
atoms
A mineral may be composed of more than one metelen.
element
Mineral deposits left behind that fill in the open spaces created by weaknesses in rock formations are called eniv mineral deposits.
vein