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Minerals Objective Sheet
At the end of this unit, each student should be able to:
1. List and explain the three-part definition (principle characteristics)
of a mineral.
2. Describe how crystalline minerals form from
a. Evaporation of solutions
b. Cooling of melted substances
3. List and describe the properties of minerals used to identify them.
4. Use a dichotomous key to identify specimens of common minerals.
5. Explain the difference between minerals and rocks.
6. Explain the meaning of the following vocabulary words:
Dissolve
Cleavage
Melt
Crystal form
Color
Acid test
Streak
Fluorescence
Luster
Evaporite
Hardness
Recrystallize (precipitate)
Freeze