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  1. UNIT 3AThe Lithosphere Basketball Review

  2. QUESTION 1 • Which of the following is not a defining characteristic of a mineral? • naturally occurring • inorganic • crystalline-structure • mixed chemical composition

  3. QUESTION 2 • What are the basic building blocks for all silicate minerals? • sulfur & oxygen • silicon & oxygen • iron & nickel • nitrogen & magnesium

  4. QUESTION 3 • What type of crystal system exhibits axes of unequal lengths, none of which intersect at 90 degree angles? • isometric • triclinic • monoclinic • orthorhombic

  5. QUESTION 4 • The hardest mineral according to Moh’s Hardness Scale is • diamond • topaz • corundum • quartz

  6. QUESTION 5 • What is a curved type of fracture? • irregular • fibrous • conchoidal • hackly

  7. QUESTION 6 • Three planes of cleavage not at right angles to one another is • basal • prismatic • cubic • rhombohedral

  8. QUESTION 7 • The special property of double refraction is exhibited in which mineral? • calcite • halite • dolomite • feldspar

  9. QUESTION 8 • Which of the following is the first stage of coal development? • lignite • bituminous • peat • anthracite

  10. QUESTION 9 • A Geiger Counter is used to detect which of the following physical properties of minerals? • luster • fluorescence • radioactivity • asterism

  11. QUESTION 10 • Larger crystals are more likely to be found in what type of rock? • extrusive igneous • intrusive igneous • sedimentary • metamorphic

  12. QUESTION 11 • An example of a mafic igneous rock would be • andesite • rhyolite • basalt • pumice

  13. QUESTION 12 • Two planes of cleavage is • basal • prismatic • cubic • octahedral

  14. QUESTION 13 • A non-metallic, plastic-like luster is • silky • vitreous • resinous • adamantine

  15. QUESTION 14 • The banding of minerals exhibited in metamorphic rocks is known as • cross-bedding • foliation • graded bedding • cleavage

  16. QUESTION 15 • The layering in sedimentary rock when different sizes of sediment settle to different levels in the rock is known as • cross-bedding • graded bedding • foliation • contact metamorphism