Student Mineral Chart & Answer Key

Student Mineral Chart & Answer Key - NaCl (taste it) 9...

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Lab 1 : Mineral Identification GEOL 101 Lab - Spring 2009 Name: Partner's Name: Galena, Limonite, Plagioclase Feldspar, Talc, Gypsum, Sphalerite, Quartz, Potassium Feldspar # Luster Color Streak Hardness Cleavage Mineral Name Industrial Use Formula/Other 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Mineral Identification Chart: Halite, Chalcopyrite, Calcite, Olivine, Kyanite, Pyrite, Amphibole, Fluorite, Biotite,
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Lab 1 : Mineral Identification GEOL 101 Lab - Spring 2009 Name: Partner's Name: Galena, Limonite, Plagioclase Feldspar, Talc, Gypsum, Sphalerite, Quartz, Potassium Feldspar # Luster Color Streak Hardness Cleavage Mineral Name Industrial Use Formula/Other 1 NM Black white 5.5 good (2) Amphibole break linings 2 NM White/clear white 3 Calcite antacid tablets, cement 3 NM Black Brown 3 excellent (1) Biotite fire resistant tiles flakey 4 M brass yellow Drak grey 4 poor Chalcopyrite coins, brass 5 NM purple/green white 4 excellent (4) Flourite processing alumnum 6 M silver grey grey 2.5 excellent (3) Galena auto batteries 7 NM White/clear white 2 good Gypsum drywall 8 NM White/clear white 2.5 excellent (3) Halite salt
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Unformatted text preview: NaCl (taste it) 9 NM Blue/grey white 4 to 7 poor Kyanite spark plugs forms blades 10 NM Brown yellow brown 2 to 5 none Limonite steel tools (it is rust) 11 NM Green sand white 7 none Olivine gemstone (peridot) 12 M brass yellow grey 6 none Pyrite explosives 13 NM White/clear white 7 none Quartz make glass 14 NM White/grey white 6 good (2) Plagioclase Feldspar ceramics, false teeth 15 M/NM yellow brown white/yellow 4 excellent Sphalerite brass, batteries ZnS 16 NM white white 1 none Talc soap, make-up, paint feels soapy 17 NM salmon white 6 excellent Potassium Feldspar ceramics soap salmon-colored Mineral Identification Chart: Halite, Chalcopyrite, Calcite, Olivine, Kyanite, Pyrite, Amphibole, Fluorite, Biotite, shine at 60 ° & 120 ° excellent (rhombohedral) CaCO 3 (HCl reaction) CuFeS 2 CaF 2 PbS ( specific grav.) CaSO 4 +2H 2 O Fe 3 O 2 (Fe,Mg)2SO 4 FeS 2 (fools gold) SiO 2 90 ° shine and striations...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Knapp during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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