SCI 245 Week 1 Minerals -
Conduct the mineral lab at: http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/%5Cvirtual_lab/virtual_lab.html and use the mineral worksheet found in Appendix C to record your observations and results in identifying different minerals.
Write a summary answering the following:
What are the four requirements for a material to be classified as a mineral?
How do you differentiate between minerals? Briefly summarize the six methods to tell minerals apart.
Summarize the major difference(s) between minerals and rocks.
Review Appendix A and choose a region or state that you plan to research for your final project.
Submit your chosen region or state and your completed worksheet to your instructor.