Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE
ESCI 121
Spring 2006


Daily Objectives #9 (February 14, 2006)                                                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today’s class, you should be able to do the following:


*  Use simple laboratory tools (dissecting needle, copper penny, hand lens, scratch plate, streak plate) to investigate the properties of common igneous rock-forming minerals.

*  Use a mineral identification key to identify hand samples of common igneous rock-forming minerals.

Department of Earth Science | Northeastern Illinois University

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