Minerals

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Minerals by Mind Map: Minerals

1. Properties

1.1. color

1.1.1. the color of it

1.2. hardness

1.2.1. how hard is it compared to other minerals

1.3. luster

1.3.1. how shiny it is

1.4. density

1.4.1. the thickness

1.5. streak

1.5.1. a line from the substance or color from its surroundings

1.6. fluoresence

1.6.1. light absorbance

1.7. cleavage

1.7.1. the corners of it

2. Natural Resource

2.1. found in nature

2.2. naturally made by nature

3. Examples

3.1. copper

3.2. glass

3.3. gold

3.4. lead

3.5. nickel

4. Found in...?

4.1. rocks

5. Rocks

5.1. Igneous

5.1.1. formed by the cooling of magma

5.2. Sedimentary

5.2.1. formed when sediment is deposited out of air, ice, wind, gravity, or water flows carrying the particles in suspension.

5.3. Metmorphic

5.3.1. earth movements can cause rocks to be buried or squeezed. when it does that the rocks are heated and put under great pressure, then they turn into metamorphic rocks

6. Examples of Igneous Rocks

6.1. basalt

6.2. obsidian

6.3. diorite

7. Examples of Sedimentary Rocks

7.1. sandstone

7.2. shale

7.3. breccia

8. Examples of Metamorphic Rocks

8.1. marble

8.2. slate

8.3. gneiss