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Mineral Specimens Rocks and Crystals Alphabetical

2020-3-1 ensp 0183 ensp Click on the image at left to enter directly into our Virtual Gallery of Mineral and Crystal Images for all minerals includes mineral specimens meteorites tektites and rock specimens These pages will take longer to finish loading as they contain all of our on-line images of collector quality specimens for all minerals Each of our mineral specimens and crystals is unique and they are...

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What Factors Affect the Rate of Weathering

2020-3-29 ensp 0183 ensp The factors that affect the rate of weathering are humidity the composition of rocks high temperatures vegetation and wind In a hot and wet environment weathering tends to be rapid...

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Physical Properties of Minerals

2019-11-10 ensp 0183 ensp Some minerals are so alike to each other in other properties that the only way to tell them apart is by doing a specific gravity test Effervescence of Minerals Minerals with carbonate or CO3 in them will dissolve and produce bubbles when a solution of diluted hydrochloric acid typically 5-10 HCL is poured on them...

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What Are the Five Properties of Rocks

2020-3-31 ensp 0183 ensp Luster is how a rock shines If it doesn t shine it is considered dull Some rocks look silky greasy or waxy To describe this property it is helpful to have a rock properties chart handy to get the exact texture needed to identify the rock The shape of the rock may be round square or rectangular...

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Sedimentary Rock Properties Coal Exploration Core

2019-10-2 ensp 0183 ensp Sedimentary Rock Properties Sedimentary rocks are made up of particles of different sizes shapes and compositions held together by a matrix material of cement or other finer particles The nature of the particles and the matrix determines many of the important behaviors of the rock such as strength durability and susceptibility to moisture...

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Marble Rock Geology Properties Uses

2019-12-2 ensp 0183 ensp Marble is a metamorphic rock formed when limestone is subjected to high pressure or heat In its pure form marble is a white stone with a crystalline and sugary appearance consisting of calcium carbonate CaCO 3 Usually marble contains other minerals including quartz graphite pyrite and iron oxides These minerals can give marble a pink brown gray green or variegated coloration...

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The Density of Common Rocks and Minerals

2020-1-23 ensp 0183 ensp The densities of rocks and minerals are normally expressed as specific gravity which is the density of the rock relative to the density of water This isn t as complex as you may think because water s density is 1 gram per cubic centimeter or 1 g/cm 3 Therefore these numbers translate directly to g/cm 3 or tonnes per cubic meter t/m 3...

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