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Crystals and Special Properties

Earth Science - Middle School

 
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Crystals & Sp ecial Properties uorescent calcite magnetic magnetite calcite magnetite uorescent calcite magnetic magnetite calcite magnetite uorescent calcite magnetic magnetite calcite magnetite Special Properties Some minerals have unique physical properties. For example, calcite glows under ultraviolet light, and magnetite is magnetic. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4654 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. Crystal Systems One of the physical properties that is used to identify minerals is their crystal structure. Every mineral forms a specific crystal shape and belongs to one of several different crystal systems. Each system is determined by the internal arrangement of the molecules in a mineral. Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal Shapes cubic orthorhombic monoclinic calcite magnetite calcite fluorescent magnetite magnetic triclinic hexagonal
Pause and Review Identify the crystal shapes. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4654 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. Crystals & Sp ecial Properties Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Crystal shape cubic hexagonal orthorhombic monoclinic triclinic Research and describe special properties of several minerals. Mineral: ___________________________________________ Special property: ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Mineral: ___________________________________________ Special property: ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Mineral: ___________________________________________ Special property: ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________
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