c ation Flow Chart (light-colored
Other F eatures
Initial Charactei s tics
Mineral N ame
(pulverized t o m ake t alcum
One direction; s plits
into t hick s heets
(used i n d rywall)
Usually c lear.
1) List the 5 characteristics that define minerals.
-definite chemical composition
-characteristic crystalline structure
2) Most minerals crystallize from what 2 sources?
magma and water
Biochemistry Homework Answers
1. The table below lists the main kinds of chemicals associated with living organisms.
These are the foundational building blocks for all living things. Complete the table based
on what you learned when you viewed the slides