Nr. 38

Rocks and Minerals (N-38)

Sten og mineraler I

The requirements for the Rocks and Minerals honor are as follows:

     

  1. What is the difference between rocks and minerals.

     

  2. Have a collection of at least 15 specimens of rocks and/or minerals. Label each specimen with its name, date found, and the locality in which it was found.

     

  3. Define the following:
    1. Igneous
    2. Sedimentary
    3. Metamorphic
      Show examples of or identify from pictures two of each.

     

  4. What is meant by Mohs' scale of hardness? Name the minerals in order in Mohs' scale. Show examples of or identify from pictures the minerals in Mohs' scale.

     

  5. Define the following:
    1. Cleavage
    2. Specific gravity
    3. Luster
    4. Color
    5. Streak
    6. Texture
    7. Crystal

     

  6. Name four uses for rocks and four uses for minerals.

     

  7. Tell of four Bible incidents in which a rock was significant.

     

  8. What are the foundation stones of the New Jerusalem?
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