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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.
- Spring '08