Mineral iden8ca8on specic gravity density specic

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Unformatted text preview: ght angles Calcite, dolomite Cleavage in four directions Fluorite, diamond Cleavage in six directions Sphalerite Mineral Iden8fica8on •  Hardness •  Mohs hardness scale –  Ten minerals are used to compare the hardness between all the rest. Mineral Iden8fica8on •  Specific Gravity (Density) - Specific gravity is a way to describe how heavy a mineral is. –  Specific gravity is the ra8o of the weight of a mineral to an equal volum...
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This document was uploaded on 03/19/2014 for the course GEOL 105 at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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