Minerals & Properties

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Minerals & Properties by Mind Map: Minerals & Properties

1. Rocks

1.1. Minerals

1.1.1. Diamonds

1.1.2. Fluorite

1.2. Types

1.2.1. Igneous

1.2.1.1. Formed by cooling magma

1.2.1.2. Examples - Kimberlite, Obsidian, & Gabbro

1.2.2. Metamorphic

1.2.2.1. Formed with heat or pressure

1.2.2.2. Examples - Marble, Slate, Gneiss, & Quartzite

1.2.3. Sedimentary

1.2.3.1. Formed with large numbers of dead plants collect on top of eachother

1.2.3.2. Examples - Coal, Sandstone, Limestone, & Shale

2. Properties

2.1. Crystalline Structure

2.2. Mohs Hardness Scale

2.3. Color

2.4. Light Refraction

2.5. Reaction to Acid

2.6. Streak Color

2.7. Luster

3. NOT a rock, but a source in a rock that is visible and representable by chemicals.

4. Examples of Minerals

4.1. Hallite

4.2. Copper

4.3. Fluorite

4.4. Lead

4.5. Diamond

4.6. Gold

4.7. Lithium

4.8. Mica