of Earth Science |Northeastern
TO EARTH SCIENCE
By the end of
today’s class, you should be able to do the
Explain what will be expected of you in Homework
Assignment #2 .
* Review: Explain the difference between rocks and minerals.
* List the characteristics that all minerals
have in common.
* Explain what is meant by the following terms used to
q specific gravity
* Explain how to
evaluate the mineral properties listed above for a
given mineral sample.
* Using a
mineral identification key, associate the name of a given
mineral sample based with its properties. (For fun, visit the online
mineral identification key provided by the
Mineralogical Society of
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