Forms coarse crystals</li></ul>Diorite<br />Gabbro<br />Granite<br />
Quiz<br />As the head geologist of an expedition, you come across an unknown mineral.<br />1. How do you convince your colleagues that it’s indeed a mineral? (hint: how do you define a mineral?) Name 5 defining criteria of the mineral that make it a mineral. <br />a. minerals are solid<br />2. Name 3 properties of the mineral that you’d test to identify the mineral.<br />
Quiz<br />What is magma? i.e. what is it made of?<br />What is lava? i.e. how is it different from magma?<br />Which type of rocks does lava form when it cools?<br />Which type of rocks does magma form when it cools?<br />Define a mineral. (name 5 criteria)<br />a. minerals are solid<br />
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