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Unformatted text preview: Mineral Lab Worksheet SCI/245 Version 6 1 Part 1: Recording Observations In the following chart, record your observations of each test for the seven minerals. After you have completed all tests, name the minerals in Part 2 of this worksheet. An example of how to fill out the chart is illustrated follows. Recorded Observations for Minerals 1-7 Tests Example Mineral 1 Mineral 2 Mineral 3 Mineral 4 Mineral 5 Mineral 6 Color White Gold Green White Pink White White Streak White Black White White White White White Luster Shiny Shiny Shiny Dull Dull Shiny Shiny Specific Gravity 3.18 5.1 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.65 2.4 Cleavage & Fracture Cleavage Cleavage & Fracture Cleavage Cleavage Fracture Fracture Cleavage Hardness 4 4 2 2 4 10 1 Acid No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction Active Bubbling and Fizz No Reaction No Reaction No Reaction Part 2: Naming the Minerals Name the minerals in the following table. Then, insert a percentage of how certain you are in your identification. Finally, explain your percentage of certainty: What was confusing about this mineral? identification....
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