March 12 (Summary Questions)

Summary Questions for TOMORROW (Wednesday)

1. What characteristics must a substance have to be considered a mineral? (there are 5)
2. Describe how you can test a mineral to determine its hardness, density, and streak?
3. What us the major difference between an element and compound?
4. According to the definition of a mineral, can water be classified as a mineral? Explain why or why not.
5. Explain why you cant rely on any single test or property when you are trying to identify a mineral.

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