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Minerals/Rock Cycle1. Mineral---is a naturally occurring,inorganic solid that has a crystalstructure and a definite chemic...
2.    cleavage3.    fracture4.    hardness5.    density6.    texture7.    Mohs Hardness Scale8.    Rock cycle9.    Rock10....
21.   foliated22.   nonfoliated23.   fossils24.   uplift25.   strata26.   chemical sedimentary rock27.   clastic sedimenta...
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  1. 1. Minerals/Rock Cycle1. Mineral---is a naturally occurring,inorganic solid that has a crystalstructure and a definite chemicalcomposition.2. Element---is a substance composed ofa single kind of atom.3. Compound---Tow or more elements arecombined so that the elements no longerhave distinct properties.4. Crystals---the repeating pattern of amineral’s particles in a solid.5. Organic---Alive. The object is alive orcomes from living material.6. Inorganic---Not alive. The mineral canNOT arise from materials that were oncepart of a living thing.7. Luster--- 1.streak
  2. 2. 2. cleavage3. fracture4. hardness5. density6. texture7. Mohs Hardness Scale8. Rock cycle9. Rock10. Erosion11. weathering12. sediment13. sedimentary rock14. metamorphic rock15. igneous rock16. deposition17. cementation18. compaction19. intrusive igneous rock20. extrusive igneous rock
  3. 3. 21. foliated22. nonfoliated23. fossils24. uplift25. strata26. chemical sedimentary rock27. clastic sedimentary rock28. organic sedimentary rock29. index fossils30. weathering31. magma32. lava33. stratification34. breakage35. Soil Profile36. Bedrock37. Subsoil38. Top soil

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