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15 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Mineral
Rock
Moh's hardness Scale
luster
a natural substance found in the earth's crust
the solid, hard materials composed of one or more minerals th…
a scale for classifying the relative hardness of a mineral
the way a mineral reflects light from its surface
Mineral
a natural substance found in the earth's crust
Rock
the solid, hard materials composed of one or more minerals th…
15 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Mineral
Rock
Moh's hardness Scale
luster
a natural substance found in the earth's crust
the solid, hard materials composed of one or more minerals th…
a scale for classifying the relative hardness of a mineral
the way a mineral reflects light from its surface
Mineral
a natural substance found in the earth's crust
Rock
the solid, hard materials composed of one or more minerals th…
19 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Minerals
Igneous Rocks
Magma
Lava
What all rocks are made of
The type of rock formed by the melting and solidification of…
Molten rock found under Earth's surface
Molten rock found above Earth's surface
Minerals
What all rocks are made of
Igneous Rocks
The type of rock formed by the melting and solidification of…
25 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Lithosphere
Rock
Rock Cycle
Minerals
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
sequence of events in which rocks are formed, destroyed, alte…
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth.
Lithosphere
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
25 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Lithosphere
Rock
Rock Cycle
Minerals
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
sequence of events in which rocks are formed, destroyed, alte…
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth.
Lithosphere
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
25 terms
Rocks & MInerals
weathering
erosion
deposition
solidification
a natural process that causes rocks to change, breaks them do…
the wearing away & removal of rock material
geological process in which sediments, soil & rock are added…
the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or…
weathering
a natural process that causes rocks to change, breaks them do…
erosion
the wearing away & removal of rock material
12 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Minerals
The type of mineral
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
Rocks are made of these
The properties of a mineral depend on
These rocks from under high temperatures and heat
These rocks form when grains are compacted and cemented toget…
Minerals
Rocks are made of these
The type of mineral
The properties of a mineral depend on
33 terms
Rocks
intrusive igneous rock
extrusive igneous rock
molten material
obsidian
forms under the surface of the Earth from magma
forms on the surface of the Earth from lava
lava or magma
glassy extrusive igneous rock
intrusive igneous rock
forms under the surface of the Earth from magma
extrusive igneous rock
forms on the surface of the Earth from lava
41 terms
EVSC Minerals and Rocks
Core
Mantle
Crust
Lithosphere
Composed of nickel and iron... heated at 600 C ... At this temp the…
Surrounds the core and lies beneath the crust... The outermost m…
Composed of solid rock
the crust and the uppermost portion of the mantle
Core
Composed of nickel and iron... heated at 600 C ... At this temp the…
Mantle
Surrounds the core and lies beneath the crust... The outermost m…
22 terms
6th Science Aristoi: Rocks & Minerals
cementation
cleavage
compaction
crust
The process by which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue…
A mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces.
the process by which sediments are pressed together under the…
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
cementation
The process by which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue…
cleavage
A mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces.
21 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Mineral
Streak
Luster
Hardness
The building blocks of rocks - a solid, inorganic substance t…
The color of a mineral's powdered form.
The way light reflects off a mineral.
A physical property that describes how hard a mineral is.
Mineral
The building blocks of rocks - a solid, inorganic substance t…
Streak
The color of a mineral's powdered form.
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Physical earth
cleavage
conservation
crystal
fracture
.a mineral property describing a crystal's tendency to break
the protection of Earths natural resources
a structure in minerals with flat faces,edges,and vertices
a mineral property describing a crystals tendency to break in…
cleavage
.a mineral property describing a crystal's tendency to break
conservation
the protection of Earths natural resources
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Rocks and Minerals Vocab!!! 16-17
Minerals
Rocks
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that always has the same…
These are made up of one or more minerals that can sometimes…
Rocks in this group are formed underground with intense heat…
Rocks in this group are made up of smaller rocks and are form…
Minerals
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that always has the same…
Rocks
These are made up of one or more minerals that can sometimes…
17 terms
Minerals and Rocks
mineral
rock
metallic
Moh's hardness scale
a natural substance found in the earth's crust
the solid, hard materials composed of one or more minerals th…
consisting of a metal
a scale for classifying the relative hardness of minerals
mineral
a natural substance found in the earth's crust
rock
the solid, hard materials composed of one or more minerals th…
15 terms
Science mineral
Minerals
In organic
Rocks
Cleavage
Inorganic material found in nature
Something not formed by plants,animal,or living material
Are made of two or more minerals that can form by magma,lava,…
When something can break off in sheets and is smooth
Minerals
Inorganic material found in nature
In organic
Something not formed by plants,animal,or living material
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Rocks & Minerals 2
Igneous Rock
Intrusive Rock
Extrusive Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Rocks created by MELTING & COOLING. Can be found ON or IN the…
Igneous rocks found on the INSIDE of the Earth's Crust - crea…
Igneous rocks found on the OUTSIDE of the Earth's Crust - cre…
Rocks created by WEATHERING & EROSION. These rocks have a LAY…
Igneous Rock
Rocks created by MELTING & COOLING. Can be found ON or IN the…
Intrusive Rock
Igneous rocks found on the INSIDE of the Earth's Crust - crea…
Rocks & Minerals
Igneous Rock
Intrusive Rock
Extrusive Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Rocks created by MELTING & COOLING. Can be found ON or IN the…
Igneous rocks found on the INSIDE of the Earth's Crust - crea…
Igneous rocks found on the OUTSIDE of the Earth's Crust - cre…
Rocks created by WEATHERING & EROSION. These rocks have a LAY…
Igneous Rock
Rocks created by MELTING & COOLING. Can be found ON or IN the…
Intrusive Rock
Igneous rocks found on the INSIDE of the Earth's Crust - crea…
22 terms
Rocks and Minerals Vocab!!!
Minerals
Rocks
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that always has the same…
These are made up of one or more minerals that can sometimes…
Rocks in this group are formed underground with intense heat…
Rocks in this group are made up of smaller rocks and are form…
Minerals
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that always has the same…
Rocks
These are made up of one or more minerals that can sometimes…
24 terms
Rocks and Minerals Vocab!!! 14-15
Minerals
Rocks
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that always has the same…
These are made up of one or more minerals that can sometimes…
Rocks in this group are formed underground with intense heat…
Rocks in this group are made up of smaller rocks and are form…
Minerals
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that always has the same…
Rocks
These are made up of one or more minerals that can sometimes…
39 terms
G5 Chapter 6 Rocks/Minerals
cleavage
fluorescence
streak
hardness
a mineral breaks along a smooth, flat surface; a described by…
minerals with this property glow under ultraviolet light
the color of a mineral's powder
how easily a mineral is scratched or can scratch something else
cleavage
a mineral breaks along a smooth, flat surface; a described by…
fluorescence
minerals with this property glow under ultraviolet light
22 terms
Rocks and Minerals Vocab!!! 15-16
Minerals
Rocks
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that always has the same…
These are made up of one or more minerals that can sometimes…
Rocks in this group are formed underground with intense heat…
Rocks in this group are made up of smaller rocks and are form…
Minerals
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that always has the same…
Rocks
These are made up of one or more minerals that can sometimes…
42 terms
Minerals and Rocks - Chapter 2 Test
sediment
characteristics of minerals
properties of minerals
naturally occurring
small, solid pieces of materiel that comes from rocks or livi…
naturally occurring, solid, crystal structure, forms from ino…
hardness, density, streak, luster, color, texture, cleavage a…
all minerals are substances that are formed by natural proces…
sediment
small, solid pieces of materiel that comes from rocks or livi…
characteristics of minerals
naturally occurring, solid, crystal structure, forms from ino…
40 terms
Rocks and Minerals
substance
consist
elements
matter
matter that exists
made up of
very small substance that can't be broken down into any small…
anything that occupies space
substance
matter that exists
consist
made up of
30 terms
6th Grade- Plate Tectonics and Rock Cycle
Rock Cycle
Mineral
Uplifting
Streak
A series of processes on and beneath the Earth's Surface that…
A solid, inorganic material that forms naturally on or beneat…
To cause a portion of the earth's surface to rise
The color of a mineral's powder
Rock Cycle
A series of processes on and beneath the Earth's Surface that…
Mineral
A solid, inorganic material that forms naturally on or beneat…
30 terms
Combination of Rocks and Minerals and Properties of Matter
Mineral
Streak
Luster
Hardness
The building blocks of rocks - a solid, inorganic substance t…
The color of a mineral's powdered form.
The way light reflects off a mineral.
A physical property that describes how hard a mineral is.
Mineral
The building blocks of rocks - a solid, inorganic substance t…
Streak
The color of a mineral's powdered form.
16 terms
minerals and rocks
if shell fragments ate found in a rock…
which property of the calcute is beijg…
which property is used to identify a m…
all rocks are composed of
in shallow water
hardness
hardness
minerals
if shell fragments ate found in a rock…
in shallow water
which property of the calcute is beijg…
hardness
37 terms
Science definitions (rocks+minerals)
Mineral
Element
Atom
Compound
a naturally formed, inorganic solid with a crystalline struct…
A pure substance that cannot be separated or broken down into…
The smallest part of an element that contains all of the prop…
A pure substance made of two or more elements that have been…
Mineral
a naturally formed, inorganic solid with a crystalline struct…
Element
A pure substance that cannot be separated or broken down into…
25 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Lithosphere
Rock
Rock Cycle
Minerals
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
sequence of events in which rocks are formed, destroyed, alte…
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth.
Lithosphere
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
23 terms
Rock Cycle and Tectonic Plates
Igneous Rock is formed by
Sedimentary rock is formed by
Metamorphic rock is formed by
Melted molten rock
Heat/Pressure then melting then cooling/crystallizing
Compaction and cementation
extreme heat and pressure
Magma
Igneous Rock is formed by
Heat/Pressure then melting then cooling/crystallizing
Sedimentary rock is formed by
Compaction and cementation
173 terms
8th Grade Review for NYS Springs School
continental drift
convections current
crust
deposition
the idea that the continents move and change their positions
circular flow of energy caused by uneven heating and density…
thin, outermost layer of Earth
the release of sediment when the transporting agent slows dow…
continental drift
the idea that the continents move and change their positions
convections current
circular flow of energy caused by uneven heating and density…
32 terms
Ch 10 Geology upco
continental drift
convection current
crust
deposition
the continents were and are still moving
caused by density differences in the mantle. Acts like a conv…
thinnest outermost layer of the earth
laying down of sediments
continental drift
the continents were and are still moving
convection current
caused by density differences in the mantle. Acts like a conv…
25 terms
Rocks and Minerals BOI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Lithosphere
Rock
Rock Cycle
Minerals
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
sequence of events in which rocks are formed, destroyed, alte…
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth.
Lithosphere
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
25 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Lithosphere
Rock
Rock Cycle
Minerals
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
sequence of events in which rocks are formed, destroyed, alte…
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth.
Lithosphere
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
24 terms
4th grade The Rock Cycle and Properties of Minerals
metamorphic Rock
igneous Rock
sedimentary Rock
compacted
a type of rock that forms from an existing rock that is chang…
a type of rock that forms from the cooling magma/lava at or b…
a rock that forms from compressed or cemented layers of sedim…
the process by which layers of sediments are pressed together…
metamorphic Rock
a type of rock that forms from an existing rock that is chang…
igneous Rock
a type of rock that forms from the cooling magma/lava at or b…
28 terms
Rock, Minerals, Soil
Rock
Rock cycle
Igneous rock
Sedimentary rock
a naturally formed solid that is usually made up of one or mo…
includes the many ways that rocks form, change, break down an…
forms when molten rock cools and hardens to become solid
formed when weathered materials are compacted and cemented to…
Rock
a naturally formed solid that is usually made up of one or mo…
Rock cycle
includes the many ways that rocks form, change, break down an…
25 terms
Rocks and Minerals
Lithosphere
Rock
Rock Cycle
Minerals
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
sequence of events in which rocks are formed, destroyed, alte…
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth.
Lithosphere
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
31 terms
8_Chapter 10 Geology
continental drift
convections current
crust
deposition
the idea that the continents move and change their positions
circular flow of energy caused by uneven heating and density…
thin, outermost layer of Earth
the release of sediment when the transporting agent slows dow…
continental drift
the idea that the continents move and change their positions
convections current
circular flow of energy caused by uneven heating and density…
32 terms
Earth Science: THE WHOLE SHABANG
continental drift
Pangaea
fossil evidence
rock evidence
the hypothesis that the continents had once been joined to fo…
name for super continent, meaning "all land"
several fossil organisms found on different landmasses
matching rock types in several mountain belts that today are…
continental drift
the hypothesis that the continents had once been joined to fo…
Pangaea
name for super continent, meaning "all land"
35 terms
Chapter 2: Minerals & Rocks
cleavage
compound
crystal
density
when a mineral breaks leaving a flat surface
a new stubstance formed when atoms of two or more elements bond
a solid that has flat sides and edges arranged in a pattern t…
the amount of matter in a given space
cleavage
when a mineral breaks leaving a flat surface
compound
a new stubstance formed when atoms of two or more elements bond
33 terms
1) Lithosphere - Rock Cycle
Abrasion
Atmosphere
Bedding
Cementation
Process of erosion in which wind-blown or waterborne particle…
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, such as Earth
Horizontal layering in sedimentary rock that can range from a…
The process in which minerals precipitate into pore spaces be…
Abrasion
Process of erosion in which wind-blown or waterborne particle…
Atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, such as Earth
12 terms
Lithosphere Related terms
rock cycle
metamorphic
igneous
sedimentary
Largest and slowest of the earth's cycles, consisting of geol…
rock that was changed to another under the influence of heat…
rock formed when magma wells up from the earth's interior, co…
Rock that forms from the accumulated products of erosion and…
rock cycle
Largest and slowest of the earth's cycles, consisting of geol…
metamorphic
rock that was changed to another under the influence of heat…
31 terms
Science Vocabulary 6
Continental drift
Convection current
Crust
Deposition
The idea that the continents move and change there position
Circular flow of energy caused by uneven heating and density…
Thin, outer most layer of earth
The release of sediment when the transporting agent slows dow…
Continental drift
The idea that the continents move and change there position
Convection current
Circular flow of energy caused by uneven heating and density…
38 terms
Earth Science Minerals/Rocks- Adri
Minerals
Where are minerals found
Monomineralic
Polymineralic
A substance which is naturally occurring, inorganic, crystall…
Minerals are found in the litosphere
A rock that is made up of only one mineral
A rock that is made up of two or more minerals
Minerals
A substance which is naturally occurring, inorganic, crystall…
Where are minerals found
Minerals are found in the litosphere
Rocks and Minerals Vocabulary
Minerals
inorganic
crystal
element
inorganic, solid material found in nature that are the buildi…
composed of matter other than plant or animal
solid material with atoms arranged in a repeating pattern
a single part
Minerals
inorganic, solid material found in nature that are the buildi…
inorganic
composed of matter other than plant or animal
31 terms
Science chapter 10
Continental drift
Convection current
Crust
Deposition
The idea that the continents move and change their positions
Circular flow of energy caused by uneven heating and density…
Thin, outermost layer of Earth
The release of sediment when the transporting agent slows dow…
Continental drift
The idea that the continents move and change their positions
Convection current
Circular flow of energy caused by uneven heating and density…
35 terms
Rocks and minerals
Earths solid outer layer made of rock…
Igneous rocks form by
All rocks contain
The movement of loose sentiment and ro…
Lithosphere
Cooling and hardening of liquid rock material
Minerals
Erosion
Earths solid outer layer made of rock…
Lithosphere
Igneous rocks form by
Cooling and hardening of liquid rock material
16 terms
Science: Earth's Composition
rock
geologist
metamorphic rock
fossils
a solid made up of different minerals
scientists who study earth
rock formed by great heat and pressure, generally found in th…
a record of ancient life on earth
rock
a solid made up of different minerals
geologist
scientists who study earth
17 terms
Rocks and Minerals
mineral
rock cycle
rock
talc
a solid non-living material with a definite chemical make-up
the continuous series of changes that rocks go undergo
a solid material made up of one or more minerals.
this is used to make baby powder
mineral
a solid non-living material with a definite chemical make-up
rock cycle
the continuous series of changes that rocks go undergo
15 terms
Earth science
rock cycle
igneous
metamorphic
sedimentary
...
Type of rock formed when magma and lava cool
Type of rock formed due to changes from intense heat, pressur…
Type of rock formed from water carrying and small bits
rock cycle
...
igneous
Type of rock formed when magma and lava cool
31 terms
Rocks and Rock Cycle Definitions
crystal
hardness
luster
mineral
solid in which the atoms are arranged in ... an orderly, repeati…
measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched.
property of metals and alloys that describes having a shiny a…
naturally occurring substance, with definite chemical composi…
crystal
solid in which the atoms are arranged in ... an orderly, repeati…
hardness
measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched.
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