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Sheet1 Page 1 Chapter Quiz for "Minerals" Scores for student "gail" 13 out of 15 points. 86.7% 1. Granite is a common mineral. + Correct: false 2. Most rocks are aggregates of minerals. + Correct: true 3. The ratio of silicon atoms to oxygen atoms is the same in each of the various silicate structures. + Correct: false 4. Which one of the following is NOT a property used to identify minerals? + Correct: texture 5. Identify the components of the following building block of most minerals. + Correct: A is silicon, B is oxygen 6. Which of these mineral properties may be of little value in identifying the mineral quartz? + Correct: color 7. Which one of the following is NOT included in the definition of a mineral? + Correct: unordered internal structure 8. When minerals break evenly in more than one direction, cleavage is described by the number of planes exhibited and the a
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Unformatted text preview: n + Correct: true 9. All silicate minerals contain which of the following two elements? + Correct: silicon, oxygen 10. Which of these silicate minerals exhibits a sheet structure?- Incorrect: quartz 11. The two major groups of silicate minerals are the ferromagnesian silicates and the nonferromagnesian silicates.- Incorrect: false 12. Which one of the following is NOT a silicate mineral? + Correct: calcite 13. This mineral exhibits cleavage. + Correct: false 14. All minerals have a crystal form. + Correct: true 15. All ferromagnesian minerals contain one or both of these elements: + Correct: iron, magnesium...
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