Geology Kitchen #2 - Identifying Minerals

Published on Aug. 20, 2012
Category: Entertainment
Source: Youtube

Episode 2 expands on the mineral concept by discussing the characteristics of minerals used in mineral identification. Minerals are categorized by the use of descriptive criteria; 1) Color 2) Hardness 3) Luster 4) Shape/Cleavage 5) Density Fruit are again used to describe these elementary criteria and relate to the discussion on how minerals are categorized.