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Minerals by Mind Map: Minerals

1. Properties

1.1. Size

1.1.1. There can be many different sizes.

1.2. Transperacy

1.2.1. Transperant

1.2.2. Translucent

1.2.3. Opaque

1.3. Luster

1.3.1. Glassy

1.3.2. Brilliant

1.3.3. Dull

1.4. Color

1.4.1. There can be many different colors.

1.5. Crystal Shape

1.5.1. Octahedron

1.5.2. Dodecahedron

1.6. Hardness

1.6.1. Copper

1.6.2. Glass

1.7. Light Refraction

1.8. Reaction With Acid

2. Examples Of Common Minerals

2.1. Corundum

2.2. Fluorite

2.3. Galenda

2.4. Halite

2.5. Native Copper

2.6. Quarts

2.7. Silver

3. How were minerals found?

3.1. Rocks

3.1.1. Examples

3.1.1.1. Coals

3.1.1.2. Rocks with Fossils

3.1.1.3. Rocks with Garnets

4. What is the most Common Mineral?

4.1. Quartz

4.2. Scientists discovered that the most common mineral is Quartz, becuase they have discovered a large amount of them on Earth.

5. What are Minerals like?

5.1. They are always solid and have a specific shape called a Crystalline Structure.

6. Rocks

6.1. Some Names of Rocks

6.1.1. Coal

6.1.2. Gabbro

6.1.3. Gneiss

6.1.4. Granite

6.1.5. Limestone

6.1.6. Obsidian

6.1.7. Phyllite

6.1.8. Sandstone

6.2. Types of Rocks

6.2.1. Sedimentary

6.2.1.1. They are formed by rocks, shells, and dead organisms.

6.2.2. Metamorphic

6.2.2.1. They are formed by high pressure.

6.2.3. Igneous

6.2.3.1. They are formed by cooling magma.

6.3. Some examples...

6.3.1. Coal----Sedimentary Rock

6.3.2. Kimberlite----Igneous Rock

6.3.3. Marble----Metamorphic Rock

6.3.4. Fossil----Sedimetary Rock