Mineral Properties and Identification Lab Activity

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The teacher using a choice of 8 or more common minerals that they will provide will lead the students in this activity which examines many physical properties of minerals such as color, streak, cleavage, hardness, luster and density. The acid test is also included in this lab along with safety suggestions for the teacher as appropriate for each lab test. This 8 page activity culminates with seven conclusion questions requiring the students to analyze the activities they have completed. An answer key is included for the questions as well as charts with the properties (including density) of many common minerals. Both the lab and the answer key are in a zip file with these materials in both word and pdf format.

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Mineral Properties and Identification Lab Activity
Mineral Properties and Identification Lab Activity