Minerals

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Minerals by Mind Map: Minerals

1. Properties

1.1. Luster

1.1.1. Brilliant

1.1.2. Glassy

1.1.3. Dull

1.2. Transparency

1.2.1. Translucent

1.2.2. Transparent

1.2.3. Opaque

1.3. Color

1.3.1. Varies

1.4. Size

1.4.1. Varies

1.5. Crystalline Shape

1.5.1. Octahedron

1.5.2. Cube

1.6. Hardness

1.6.1. Mohs Hardness Scale

1.7. Reaction to acid

1.7.1. No reaction (does nothing)

1.7.2. Reaction (Fizzes/bubbles)

1.8. Streak color

1.8.1. Varies

2. Examples

2.1. Diamond

2.2. Fluorite

2.3. Calcite

2.4. Quartz

2.5. Talc

2.6. Pyrite

2.7. Kaolinite

2.8. Dolomite

2.9. Gold

2.10. Halite

2.11. Topaz

2.12. Corundum

2.13. Feldspar

2.14. Gypsum

3. are identified by

4. Rocks

4.1. Minerals can be found in rocks

4.2. Three types of rocks: Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic

4.3. How are they formed?

4.4. Igneous: Cooling magma

4.5. Sedimentary: Layering of sand, sediments, shells, plants, and dead animals.

4.6. Metamorphic: High heat and high pressure

4.7. Examples

4.8. Examples of Igneous: Kimberlite, Gabbro, Obsidian

4.9. Examples of Sedimentary: Coal, Limestone, Phyllite, Sandstone

4.10. Examples of Metamorphic: Gneiss, Marble, Slate, Schist

5. Geologists: scientists who studies the solid and liquid matter of Earth. (Minerals, rocks, water, etc.)

6. Minerals can be found in....