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H
Hardness
C
Cleavage
F
Fracture
L
Luster
S
Streak
G
Relative Density
When glass breaks it breaks into tiny circles... this is called...?
Concoidal Fracture
What three questions must you ask yourself when identifying something as having cleavage?
1) Does the mineral have a geometric shape?
2)Does the geometric shape have parallel sides?
3)Do the broken edges have the same geometric shape?
What if the answer to all three questions that identify rather or not something has cleavage are not yes?
Than it is a fraction
What is luster?
How something shiens/reflects light>metallic
What is streak?
The color of a scratch on a mineral
Azurite
Copper Carbonate Hydroxide

Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2