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Name: _______KEY___________________________ Date: _______________ Period: _____
Chapters 13 Preview: Minerals of the Earth’s Crust
Due on __________
Part 1: Identify and write out all of the SPI(s) related to the chapter assigned. You can find this information on
the introduction page of the chapter (page 334) or on page 58 of the manual. Circle the “big idea” nouns. Put a
box around the verbs.
1. SPI 0707.7.1
Use a table of physical properties to classify minerals.
2. SPI 0707.7.7
Analyze and evaluate the impact of man’s use of earth’s land, water, and atmospheric
resources.
Part 2: Define all of the vocabulary words within the assigned chapter(s).
Vocabulary Word
Mineral
Elements
Compound
Crystals
Silicate Minerals
Definition
A naturally formed, inorganic solid that has a definite
crystalline structure
A substance that cannot be separated or broken down
into simpler substances by chemical means
A substance made up of atoms of two or more different
elements joined by chemical bonds
A solid whose atoms, ions, or molecules are arranged in a
definite pattern
A mineral that contains a combination of silicon, oxygen,
and one or more metals
Drawing/Symbol
Vocabulary Word
Nonsilicate Minerals
Definition
Drawing/Symbol
A mineral that does not contain compounds of silicon and
oxygen
The way in which a mineral reflects light
Luster
The color of the powder of a mineral
Streak
The splitting of a minerals along smooth, flat surfaces
Cleavage
Fracture
The manner in which a mineral breaks along either
curved o irregular surfaces
A measure of the ability of a mineral to resist scratching
Hardness
Density
Ore
Reclamation
The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume of the
substance
A natural material whose concentration of economically
valuable minerals is high enough for the material to be
mined profitably
The process of returning land to its original condition
after mining is completed
D = m/V