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 • natural occurring, an inorganic solid, and has a definite chemical composition that makes up rocks
Crystal • is a solid in which the atoms are arranged in repeating patterns.
Tetragonal Orthorhombic Triclinic Cubic Monoclinic Hexagonal Definite Crystalline Structure
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.