This is to replace the notes you would have taken in
class. Read through the material on the page to which
I've linked, and take notes about the following
Hardness (including Moh's Scale of Relative Hardness)
Please note this is not an all inclusive list of
mineral properties, but it does cover a lot.
Do NOT print these pages out, I want handwritten notes only. Your notes will be turned in Friday, and you will have a quiz over them at that time.
Make sure you use your time wisely - I will have no
sympathy for those who waste time and chit-chat with
other students instead of taking notes.
I intend to take this page down after school so get busy!
Don't try to copy everything word for word, get the
major points of each property, and be able to define
each property and how to use it in identifying a
If you finish with taking notes, you may want to try
the other part of the exercise on the same page as the
Make sure you understand these properties - you will
be using them in lab on Thursday and Friday.
To go to the page from which you will take notes, click
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