Minerals_Lab-Prep_Assignment

Minerals_Lab-Prep_Assignment - Introduction to the Earth -...

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Introduction to the Earth - GEO SCI 100 - Spring ‘08 Name David Vilarreal Lab # or date/time Wed 9 am TA Name Knipe __ Lab #3: Minerals Lab-Prep Assignment _ Assigned: week of Feb. 4-8 Due: beginning of lab class the week of Feb. 11-15 MY DUE DATE: ___________ 1. Reading Assignment: Read pages 1-20 in Zumberge, et al, 2007. 2. (5 points) In Lab #3, you will be identifying several different minerals using the properties described on pages 2-7. Define the properties listed below: A). luster: _The appearance of a fresh mineral surface in reflected light in its luster_ ____________________________________________________________________ B). cleavage: _The tendency of a mineral to break along definite planes of weakness that exist in the internal structure of mineral___ ____________________________________________________________________ _ C). hardness: _The resistance to abrasion_________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ _ D). double refraction: _When an object appears to be double when viewed though a
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course GEO SCI 100 taught by Professor Szablewski during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin Milwaukee.

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