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The Physical Characteristics of Minerals

Offered by Amethyst Galleries, Inc. (an online minerals store), the Physical Characteristics of Minerals Web site offers a detailed description of how minerals are identified. Each page gives good information and examples of a particular characteristic (e.g, color, hardness, cleavage, feel, and taste). Also, on the first page are links to dozens of minerals that are categorized by name, class, interesting groupings, and great localities. These give the class, subclass, group, uses, physical characteristics, and sample photographs of that particular mineral. Anyone interested in geology, minerals, or gemstones will find this site very informative and fun to explore.
Alternate Title
Mineral Gallery: The Physical Properties of Minerals
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  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2002/0322
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March 22nd, 2002
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April 7th, 2003 at 5:08pm
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April 7th, 2003 at 5:08pm
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