Minerals

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Minerals by Mind Map: Minerals

1. Examples of Minerals: Acrylic, Diamond, Fluorite, Ruby, Sapphire

2. Properties

2.1. Color

2.1.1. Varies

2.2. Transparent

2.2.1. Light Passing

2.2.2. Opaque- Can't see through

2.2.3. Translusent

2.3. Luster

2.3.1. Brillant

2.3.2. Glassy

2.3.3. Dull

2.4. Hardness

2.4.1. Mohs Hardness Scale

2.4.2. Copper (3) and Glass (5.5) + Scratch Test

2.5. Crystalline Shape

2.5.1. Octohedron

2.5.2. Cube

2.5.3. Pyramid

2.6. Reaction with Acid

2.7. Size

2.7.1. Varies

3. Found in

3.1. Rocks

3.1.1. Igneous

3.1.1.1. Cooling of Magma

3.1.1.2. Examples: basalt, rhyolite, andesite, and obsidian.

3.1.2. Metamorphic

3.1.2.1. Tiny rock pieces cementing together

3.1.2.2. Examples: gneiss, slate, and marble

3.1.3. Sedimentary

3.1.3.1. high heat and/or high pressure of the earth

3.1.3.2. Examples: sandstone, siltstone, and shale

4. Studied by

4.1. Geologist