Mineral Identification

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  • Created on: 19-11-18 17:28
Quartz
Shape: Irregular Colour: White/Grey Hardness: 7 Cleavage: None/ Irregular Lustre: Vitreous Streak: None
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Orthoclase feldspar
Shape: Rectangular Colour: Pink Hardness: 6 Cleavage: 2 directions Lustre: Dull Streak: White
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Muscovite Mica
Shape: Sheets Colour: White Hardness: 2.5-3 Cleavage: One direction Lustre: Vitreous Streak: white
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Biotite Mica
Shape: Sheets Colour: Black Hardness: 2.5-3 Cleavage: One direction Lustre: Vitreous Streak: white
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Augite (Pyroxene)
Shape: Square or 8 sided cross section Colour: Dark green to black Hardness: 5.5-6.5 Cleavage: Two direction at 90 Lustre: Vitreous Streak: White/Grey
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Hornblende (Amphibole)
Shape: Diamond in cross section Colour: Green/ Black Hardness: 5-6 Cleavage: Two directions at 60 Lustre: Shiny Streak: White
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Olivine
Shape: Rounded Colour: Green/ Yellow Hardness:6-7 Cleavage: Poor Lustre: Vitreous Streak: White/ Grey
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Calcite
Shape: Irregular/ Rhombic Colour: White/Grey/ Transparent Hardness: 3 Cleavage: Three Directions Lustre: Vitreous Streak: White
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Garnet
Shape: Rounded/ Six sided in cross section Colour: Red to brown Hardness: 6-7.5 Cleavage: Poor Lustre: Vitreous Streak: White
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Kyanite
Shape: Flat Colour: Blue, white, grey Hardness: 5.5-7 Cleavage: Two directions Lustre: Vitreous Streak: White
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Card 2

Front

Orthoclase feldspar

Back

Shape: Rectangular Colour: Pink Hardness: 6 Cleavage: 2 directions Lustre: Dull Streak: White

Card 3

Front

Muscovite Mica

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Biotite Mica

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Augite (Pyroxene)

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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