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Minerals: The Materials of Earth 30 minutes / n.a. mineral, rock, "physical property", "mineral identification", quartz, precipitation, element, "crystal structure", crystal, atom, "metallic mineral", "laboratory analysis", crust, color, "chemical composition"
Identification Tools 09:20 - 09:44 (00:24) / 0.5 MB geologist, mineral, "mineral identification", "steel knife", "hydrochloric acid", "rock hammer"
Physical Properties of Minerals 09:44 - 10:16 (00:32) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", mineral, "physical property", "chemical composition", "crystal structure", color, cleavage, luster, "chemical reaction", "mineral identification"
Muscovite and Feldspar 10:24 - 10:57 (00:33) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", muscovite, feldspar, cleavage, "crystal structure", "physical property", "mineral identification", mineral, color
Mineral Hardness 10:57 - 11:29 (00:32) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", quartz, calcite, "crystal structure", "physical property", "mineral identification", mineral, hardness
Chemical Reaction 11:29 - 11:54 (00:25) / 0.4 MB "James Sadd", calcite, quartz, "chemical reaction", "hydrochloric acid", "carbonate", silicate, "carbon dioxide", carbon, "physical property", "mineral identification", mineral
Mineral Luster 11:54 - 12:22 (00:28) / 0.4 MB "James Sadd", luster, feldspar, muscovite, galena, pyrite, "metallic mineral", "physical property", "mineral identification", mineral
Mineral Streak 12:22 - 12:54 (00:32) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", streak, "metallic mineral", color, hematite, galena, "crystal structure", "physical property", "mineral identification", mineral
Laboratory Analysis of Minerals 12:54 - 13:29 (00:35) / 0.7 MB "James Sadd", "microscopic crystal", geologist, rock, petrologist, "rock composition", "rock origin", sample, "laboratory analysis", "physical property", "mineral identification", mineral
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