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Properties by Mind Map: Properties

1. Sedimentary Rocks

1.1. formed by sediment that is deposited over time(usually at the bottom of oceans or lakes)

1.1.1. types of Sedimentary Rocks

1.1.2. Breccia

1.1.3. Sandstone

1.1.4. Shale

2. Metamorphic Rocks

2.1. formed by pressure and heat deep under the earths surface

2.1.1. Slate Rocks

2.1.2. types of Metamorphic rocks

2.1.3. Marble Rocks

3. luster

3.1. dull

3.1.1. If your mineral reflect no light and isn't shiny, it is dull.

3.2. brillant

3.2.1. If your mineral reflects lots of light and is shiny, it is brilliant.

3.3. glassy

3.3.1. If your mineral reflects some light and is kind of shiny, it is glassy.

4. color

4.1. varies

5. transparency

5.1. translucent

5.1.1. If you can see the words in a book through your mineral, its translucent.

5.2. transparent

5.2.1. If you can kind of see the words in a book through your mineral but its blurry, then its transparent.

5.3. opaque

5.3.1. If you can't see words in a book through your mineral, it's opaque.

6. minerals

6.1. found in rocks

6.1.1. examples

6.1.1.1. fluorite diamond

6.1.1.2. topaz

6.1.1.3. corundum

6.1.1.4. calcite

6.1.1.5. gypsum

6.1.1.6. etc...

6.2. Geologists study the rocks and find information about them .

7. hardness

7.1. hardness scale

7.1.1. less than 3-(hardness of copper)

7.1.2. between 3 and 5.5

7.1.3. more than 5.5-(hardness of glass)

7.1.4. or

7.1.5. Diamond 10 (hardest)

7.1.6. Corundum 9

7.1.7. Topaz 8

7.1.8. Quartz 7

7.1.9. Orthoclase 6

7.1.10. Apatite 5

7.1.11. Fluorite 4

7.1.12. Calcite 3

7.1.13. Gypsum 2

7.1.14. Talc 1 (softest)

8. crystalline shape

8.1. cube

8.2. octahedron

9. Streak

9.1. Shows the color of the streak when scratched

10. Igneous Rocks

10.1. formed by the cooling of magma

10.1.1. types of Igneous Rocks

10.1.2. Intrusive

10.1.3. basalt

10.1.4. Extrusive