Lab 1 - 4-Identify all minerals in specimen labeled #2....

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Geol 314: Mineralogy El-Shazly, 2005 Lab 1 Physical Properties of Minerals Sulfides, Arsenides, Tungstates and Native Minerals Sulfides: Pyrite, Marcasite, Pyrrhotite Chalcopyrite, Bornite, Chalcocite Sphalerite, Galena Realgar, Orpiment Arsenopyrite Stibnite, Molybdenite Cinnabar Argentite Arsenides Smaltite (Skutterudite) Niccolite (Nickeline) Tungstates: Scheelite Wolframite Native Minerals: Au, Ag, Cu, S, Graphite, Diamond Exercises: 1- Briefly list the industrial uses of each of the following minerals (and their elements): Chalcopyrite, Pyrite, Molybdenite, Scheelite, Galena. 2- How can you tell the following minerals apart: Molybdenite – Arsenopyrite – Galena – Stibnite – Graphite. 3- Identify specimen #1. List the diagnostic properties for each mineral identified.
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Unformatted text preview: 4-Identify all minerals in specimen labeled #2. State the diagnostic properties for each mineral identified. 5-Identify specimen 3. List the diagnostic properties that led you to this conclusion. If uncertain, give more than one answer. 6-Identify all the minerals with a metallic luster in specimen 4. List the diagnostic properties that led you to this conclusion. If uncertain, give more than one answer. 7-Identify specimen 5. List the diagnostic properties that led you to this conclusion. 8-Identify the red coloured mineral in sample # 6. 9-Identify specimen 7. List the diagnostic properties that led you to this conclusion. If uncertain, give more than one answer....
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