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Mineral Identification. Mineral #1. Mineral #1. It will scratch a glass plate but not a streak plate. It produces no streak. Is the luster metallic or nonmetallic? Look at the broken piece. Does it have cleavage or fracture?. Mineral # 2. Mineral # 2.

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Mineral 11
Mineral #1

  • It will scratch a glass plate but not a streak plate.

  • It produces no streak.

  • Is the luster metallic or nonmetallic?

  • Look at the broken piece. Does it have cleavage or fracture?



Mineral 21
Mineral # 2

  • You can easily scratch it with your fingernail.

  • It breaks into flat layers.

  • The color of its streak is white.

  • What kind of luster does it have?



Mineral 31
Mineral # 3

  • A copper penny will NOT scratch this mineral, but a steel nail will.

  • It’s streak is white.

  • Metallic or nonmetallic luster?

  • Cleavage or fracture? (see the cubes)



Mineral 41
Mineral # 4

  • You can scratch this mineral with either a strong fingernail or a copper penny.

  • Its streak is gray.

  • Luster?

  • Cleavage or fracture? (see the cubes)



Mineral 51
Mineral # 5

  • It will scratch a glass plate.

  • It breaks along flat planes.

  • Its streak is white.

  • Luster?



Mineral 61
Mineral # 6

  • This mineral has no streak.

  • It can be scratched by a fingernail or a copper penny.

  • It tastes like salt.

  • Luster?

  • Cleavage or fracture?



Mineral 71
Mineral # 7

  • You can scratch it with a penny.

  • Its streak is red.

  • Luster?

  • Cleavage or fracture?



Mineral 81
Mineral # 8

  • It can easily be scratched by a fingernail.

  • Its streak is yellow.

  • It has a strong smell.

  • Luster?

  • Cleavage or fracture?



Mineral 91
Mineral # 9

  • Its hardness varies from sample to sample.

  • Its streak is red.



Mineral 101
Mineral # 10

  • It can scratch a glass plate.

  • Its streak is black.

  • Luster?

  • Cleavage or fracture?



Mineral 112
Mineral # 11

  • You can easily scratch it with your fingernail.

  • Its streak is white.

  • It breaks into flat pieces.

  • Luster?



Mineral 121
Mineral # 12

  • It can be scratched by a penny or a fingernail.

  • It breaks into flat sheets.

  • It has no streak.

  • Luster?



Mineral 131
Mineral # 13

  • It can be scratched by a penny.

  • It has no streak.

  • It breaks along flat planes.

  • It reacts with acid.



Mineral 141
Mineral # 14

  • It is very soft and can easily be scratched by your fingernail.

  • Its streak is black.

  • When broken, it forms flat planes.

  • Luster?

  • It is used to make pencil lead.


Mineral 15
Mineral #1

quartz



Mineral 32
Mineral # 3

fluorite


Mineral 42
Mineral # 4

galena


Mineral 52
Mineral # 5

feldspar


Mineral 62
Mineral # 6

halite


Mineral 72
Mineral # 7

copper


Mineral 82
Mineral # 8

sulfur


Mineral 92
Mineral # 9

hematite


Mineral 102
Mineral # 10

pyrite


Mineral 113
Mineral # 11

gypsum


Mineral 122
Mineral # 12

muscovite


Mineral 132
Mineral # 13

calcite


Mineral 142
Mineral # 14

graphite


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