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In this three-part exercise, students study hand samples and thin sections of light-colored igneous minerals and related mineral species. Part one - Box of Rocks: Students examine a tray of minerals and record their physical properties, composition, and habit. They note chemical and physical similarities and differences and why there are several varieties of minerals in each group. Part two - Definitions: Define a list of terms relevent to the lab. Part three - Minerals in Thin Section: Observe minerals in thin section and answer questions about them.

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    • Grade 1
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    Chemistry,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100502195653914T,Mineralogy,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Physical Properties,Higher Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Optical Mineralogy,Physics,Geoscience,NSDL

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    English

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