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Minerals and Rocks

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5.particles deposited as loosely packed sediment
9.look and feel of a rock surface
11.igneus rock forms when magma hardened beneath Earths surface
14.particles carried away from their source by water or wind
15.igneus rock forms when lava erupts and cools
16.material formed from oxygen and silicon
18.example of a mineral with cleavage
19.metamorphic rocks with grains arranged in parallel layers
20.mineral that is a source of metal
21.one of three major groups of rocks 3
23.slow cycle that builds, destroys and changes Earths surface
24.if a mineral is more dense than water it will
25.when elements and compounds that are dissolved in water leave a solution, this occurs
28.type of sedimentary rock formed whenparticles squeezed together
29.one of three major groups of rocks 2
30.particles squeezed together under great pressure
34.the crystals of each mineral grow atom by atom to form that mineral's :
36.polyp like animal that has calcium carbonate skeleton
37.hardest mineral of all, its also used for _______________
38.characteristic property of a mineral used to identify it, color of its powder
40.when liquids cool to a solid state they form
43.characteristic of mineral,formed by processes in natural world
45.narrow channel or slab of rock
46.softest mineral of all, its also used for ___________
47.one of three major groups of rocks 1
48.particles glued together as mineral solutions harden
49.mineral that breaks in an irregular way is said to have
50.characteristic property of a mineral used to identify it, how light is reflected on its surface
51.forms when particles of other rocks or remains of plants and animals are cemented together
52.hard colorful mineral
54.mixture in whic one substance is dissolved in another
55.mineral that splits easily is said to have
56.ancient Egytians used it for statues
57.characteristic property of a mineral used to identify it, based on a scale
1.characteristic of mineral, always contains certain elements in definite proportions
2.characteristic property of a mineral used to identify it, easily observed by sight
3.type of sed rock formed when remains of plants and animals deposited
4.forms when existing rock is changed by heat, pressure or chemical reactions
6.rocks are made of particles of minerals or other rocks that geologists call
7.example of a mineral with fracture
8.density of water
10.if a mineral is less dense than water it will
12.mineral property that makes it reacts chemically to acids
13.characteristic of mineral, its particles are packed together tightly
17.type of sed rock formed when minerals dissolved in solutions crystallize
22.characteristic property of a mineral used to identify it, mass in a given space
26.example of a flourescent mineral
27.mineral property that makes it glow under UV light
31.characteristic of mineral, pattern that repeats itself
32.searches for a ore deposit
33.metamorphic rocks grains arranged randomly
35.example of a mineral with reactivity
39.example of metamorphic rock 1
41.characteristic of mineral, it cant form from materials that were once part of living things
42.forms from the cooling of magma or lava
44.example of sedimentary rock
47.example of metamorphic rock 2
53.gemstones that are cut and polished

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