EARTH SCIENCE LAB
Mineral Identification Sample 1


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Physical Properties Testing
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Mineral Identification Worksheet
Color           Streak Cleavage Crystal Form Fracture Hardness Luster Other
black 0 cubic irregular 1 metallic HCl acid
blue 1 dodecahedron conchoidal 2 non-metallic magnetic
clear 2 hexagonal   3   salty taste
gray 3 prism   4   N/A 
green 4 pyritohedron   5    
orange 6 rhombohedron   6    
pink   scalenohedron   7    
red/brown   not present   8    
violet       9    
white       10    
yellow/gold            

Mineral Name
Apatite Corundum Garnet Hematite Olivine Quartz
Augite Dolomite Graphite Hornblende Orthoclase Sulfur
Biotite Fluorite Gypsum Magnetite Plagioclase Talc
Calcite Galena Halite Muscovite Pyrite  

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