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Sediment. Rock that is broken down into smaller pieces or dissolved in water. Mineral. is a naturally occurring Inorganic solid with a specific chemical composition definite crystalline structure. Mineral.

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Sediment

Sediment

  • Rock that is broken down into smaller pieces or dissolved in water


Mineral

Mineral

  • is a naturally occurring

  • Inorganic

  • solid

  • with a specific chemical composition

  • definite crystalline structure


Mineral1

Mineral

  • natural occurring, an inorganic solid, and has a definite chemical composition that makes up rocks


Crystal

Crystal

  • is a solid in which the atoms are arranged in repeating patterns.


Definite crystalline structure

Tetragonal

Orthorhombic

Triclinic

Cubic

Monoclinic

Hexagonal

Definite Crystalline Structure


Streak

Streak

  • color of a mineral when it is broken up and powdered.

  • Sometimes, a mineral’s streak does not match the mineral’s external color.

  • A mineral’s streak rarely changes, even if it is weathered or its external color varies slightly.


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