Asked in Geology
What type of fracture is it when a mineral splits evenly?
The type of fracture formed when a mineral splits evenly is called a cleavage. An example is when mica breaks apart in sheets. ...
Asked in Rocks and Minerals
Which mineral is white or colorless has a hardness of 2.5 and splits with cubic cleavage?
Calcite is a mineral that is white or colorless and has a hardness of 2.5 and splits with cubic cleavage. ...
Asked in Science
Is the way a mineral splits or breaks apart enough to enable you to identify it?
The cleavage of a mineral is the characteristic manner in which it splits along crystallographic structural lines or planes. Cleavage alone is not sufficient to be able to identify a given mineral, but it is a solid clue which, when combined with a few other characteristics, will allow an investigator to identify a mineral. The notation of cleavage will eliminate some minerals and lead the way to being able to categorize a given mineral as something else. A link can be found...
The way light reflects off the surface of a mineral?
The way light reflects off the surface of a mineral is called the luster of the mineral. This is one of the ways to classify a mineral. ...
Asked in Dance, Gymnastics
What is the fastest way you can get your splits down?
Make sure you stretch before doing the splits. Practise everyday doing the splits and you will get better each day. ...
Asked in Geology
What the way light reflects off the surface of a mineral called?
This is called the luster of the mineral. The luster of a mineral is the way its surface reflects light. Most terms used to describe luster are self-explanatory: metallic, earthy, waxy, greasy, vitreous (glassy), adamantine (or brilliant, as in a faceted diamond). ...
Asked in Earth Sciences
What is the property of a mineral can be determined based on the way light reflects off its surface?
The property of a mineral that is determined by how light reflects from its surface is called, "Luster". ...