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Identifying Rocks and Minerals

Identifying Rocks and Minerals

Author: Dawna Wright
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Tutorial

Three Families of Rocks

Characteristics of sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks

Metamorphic Rocks

Sedimentary Rocks

Igneous Rocks

Intrusive versus Extrusive Igneous Rocks

Rock Cycle

Parent to Child rocks

How to perform a hardness test

How to do Streak

Optical Properties

Mineral Color