Ch. 3 Earth Science

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1.
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A(n) _____________________ is a rounded, hollow rock that is often lined with mineral crystals.
2.
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"optical equipment such as microscopes"
3.
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"wallboard, cement, stucco"
4.
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"jewelry, decoration, mechanical parts, abrasives"
5.
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For questions 1-8, name the mineral property that matches the test.

"Perform scratch test."
6.
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"baby powder (talcum powder)"
7.
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The process by which atoms are arranged to form a material with a crystal structure is called _____________________.
8.
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"Observe color of powder on unglazed tile."
9.
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"Observe how mineral reflects light."
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A(n) _____________________ is a mixture in which one substance is dissolved in another.
11.
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"Observe number and angle of crystal faces."
12.
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"Observe characteristics such as magnetism, optical properties, reactivity, and fluorescence."
13.
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"Find mass per unit volume."
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An alloy is a solid mixture of two or more elements, neither of which is a metal.
15.
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"Break mineral apart to see if it splits along flat surfaces."
16.
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"glass, electronic equipment, watches"
17.
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A sample of the mineral olivine has a mass of 237 g and a volume of 72 cm3. What is its density in g/cm3? (Round your answer to the nearest tenth.)
18.
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"Observe surface of mineral for pigment."
19.
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For questions 14-19, name the mineral(s) that matches the uses.

"tools, machinery, light-bulb filaments, steel girders"
20.
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Strip, open pit, and shaft are all types of _____________________.