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Minerals by Mind Map: Minerals

1. Properties

1.1. Color

1.1.1. May vary

1.2. Luster

1.2.1. Glassy (shiny)

1.2.2. dull

1.2.3. brilliant

1.3. Transparency

1.3.1. Transparent

1.4. hardness

1.4.1. measured using

1.4.1.1. Mohs Hardness Scale

1.5. Size

1.5.1. many sizes

1.6. Shape

1.6.1. may vary

1.6.1.1. cube

1.6.1.2. rectangle

1.6.1.3. octahedron

1.7. light refraction

1.8. reaction with acid

2. Our unknown mineral was calcite

2.1. Calcite is a colorless mineral

3. are found in

3.1. Rocks

3.1.1. Sedmintary

3.1.2. Igneous

3.1.3. Gabbro

3.2. Fossil remains of plants and animals

3.3. Marble of heat and presure

3.4. Kimberlite the cooling of magmum

3.5. Coal is formed by large numbers of plants in swampy areas collect on top of each other

4. Geologists

4.1. A person who studies rocks and minerals