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Unformatted text preview: first be able to identify the minerals that comprise them. Objectives After you have completed this exercise, you should be able to 1. Recognize and describe the physical properties of minerals. 2. Use a mineral identification key to name minerals. 3. Identify several minerals by sight. 4. List the uses of several minerals that are mined. Materials One copper penny (before 1980) or small piece of copper One small piece of glass or broken jar Materials Supplied by the Bookstore Hand lens mineral samples streak plate magnet glass plate iron nail Items to Purchase from a Pharmacy Dilute hydrochloric acid 10% ( also known as muratic acid) approx. 1 oz....
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