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mineral
a solid formed from one or more chemicals in the earth
property
descriptions used to identify minerals
rock
aggregates of minerals
streak
the color of a powdered mineral
luster
the way light reflects from a mineral's surface
hardness
property of a mineral used in identification
texture
the coarseness of a mineral's surface
crystal
the building blocks, or atoms, that make up minerals
sedimentary
rocks formed from layers of sediment
igneous
rocks formed from cooled magma or lava.
metamorphic
rocks formed when minerals are changed by heat and pressure
conglomerate
rocks made of smaller particles that have become cemented together by nature
mass
amount of matter found in an object
volume
amount of space anything occupies
density
amount of matter in a given space
crust
thin outer layer of the earth
mantle
the hot middle layer of the earth
core
the very hot inner layer of the earth
magma
melted rock deep beneath the surface