GVS Minerals pg 3:

1. Minerals make rocks!!!

2. A mineral has 5 characteristics:

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.


3. What is the MOHS?



4.We can identify minerals using several properties.  Briefly explain each of the following.

a. streak


b. luster


c. hardness


d. cleavage


e. fracture


f. special properties