Type
Word Search
Description

sedimentary
igneous
metamorphic
density
luster
color
fracture
cleavage
streak
hardness
moh
diamond
corundum
feldspar
apatite
fluorite
calcite
gypsum
quartz
topaz
talc

Rocks and minerals Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Weathering
Science
Grains
Sandstone
Gold
Conglomerate
Streak
Nature
Cooper
Talc
Diamond
Limestone
Shale
Mica
Quartz
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
Luster
Texture
Mohs
Hardness
Minerals
Rocks

Rocks and Minerals Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Apatite
Calcite
cleavage
color
colorless
copper wire
crystals
diamond
Feldspar
fingernail
Fluorite
Galena
glass
Gypsum
hardness
igneous
luster
Magnetite
metallic
metamorphic
Mohs Scale
nonmetallic
Pyrite
Quartz
sedimentary
special properties
steel nail
streak
streak plate
Talc

Mineral Mania! Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

diamond
corundum
topaz
quartz
orthoclase
apatite
fluorite
calcite
gypsum
talc
crystal
compound
element
mineral
nonsilicate
silicate
reclamation
ore
density
hardness
fracture
cleavage
streak
luster

Mineral ID Properties Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Gypsum
Talc
Mineral
Quartz
Dolomite
Muscovite
Mica
Pyrite
Magnetism
Flourite
Ruby
Sapphire
Topaz
Corundum
Diamond
Texture
Density
Crystal Form
Specific Gravity
Luster
Color
Fracture
Cleavage
Hardness

Science Rock/Mineral Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the softest mineral on the scale talc
hardest mineral on the scale Diamond
Name of the scale that helps find out the hardness of a rock Moh's Hardness Scale
A rock made formed by volcanic activity igneous rock
Rocks are made of them Minerals
made of minerals rocks
The color of when u scratch the rock on the plate streak
breaks in even cuts cleavage
breaks in uneven cuts Fracture
how the mineral reflects light luster
the measure of a mass per unit volume Density

Rocks and minerals Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate Calcite
a machine that collects oil Guahers
This chemical element has the symbol S and atomic number of 16 Sulphur
India is the largest producer of this mineral Mica
A mineral usually made up of colorless or pale-colored crystals Feldspar
a component of soil formed by the decomposition of leaves and other plant material Humus
a fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore Vein
a silvery-white metal in the actinide series of the periodic table Uranium
A fossil formed when sediment fills the inside or covers the outside of a dead organism Mold Fossil
a soft finely stratified sedimentary rock that formed from consolidated mud or clay Shale
also known as common mica, isinglass, or potash mica Muscovite
a hard, dark, glasslike volcanic rock formed by the rapid solidification of lava without crystallization Obsidian
a clay mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate Talc
The word from sweden directly translates to heavy stone Tungsten
the process of scraping or wearing away Abrasion
a metamorphic rock that may be foliated or nonfoliated Marble
Made up of sodium chloride and colorless cubic crystals Halite
a group of dark-colored amphibole minerals found in many types of igneous and metamorphic rocks Hornblende
a mixture of hydrous aluminum oxides, aluminum hydroxides, clay minerals, and insoluble materials Bauxite
unrefined petroleum Crude Oil
extracting a metal from ore by BLANK Smelting
a low-grade iron ore consisting largely of chert Taconite
a reddish-black mineral consisting of ferric oxide Hematite
a name used for a large group of black mica minerals that are commonly found in igneous and metamorphic rocks Biotite
flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons Natural Gas

Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Is formed by magma cooling and hardening igneous
Is formed by heat and pressure metamorphic
Is formed by being cemented and compacted sedimentary
Is the amout of light the rock/mineral reflects luster
1way the earths surface changes quickly volcanos
Is an example of a Sedimentary rock limestone
Is an example of an Igneous rock Granite
Is an example of a Metamorphic rock Gneiss
The color of a mineral in powdered form Streak
The combination of one or more minerals rock
The process by which water, wind, ice and changes in temperature break down rock weathering
Sediment is being moved from one place to another erosion
Sediment comes to rest deposition
The processes in which rock changes from one type to another rockcycle
The hardest mineral known diamond

Rocks and Minerals Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Basalt
Bituminous Coal
Calcite
Conglomerate
Copper
Fluorite
Fossil
Galena
Gneiss
Graphite
Gypsum
Halite
Hematite
Kaolinite
Limestone
Marble
Mica Biotite
Mineral
Obsidian
Olivine
Phyllite
Pink Feldspar
Pumice
Pyrite
Quartz Crystal
Quartzite
Rock
Sandstone
Scoria
Shale
Slate
Talc

Rocks and Minerals CrossWord

Type
Crossword
Description

Only mineral the hardness of 10 Diamond
The softest mineral Talc
Formed by sediment that is deposited over time Sedimentary
Formed by the cooling of molten magma on the earth's surface Igneous
A transformation of a pre existing rock Metamorphic
Any separation between rocks Fracture
A way to classify a mineral based on its ___ such as pink, grey, black etc Color
The __ of an object or how it feels Texture
A way of describing how easy or difficult it is to scratch the mineral Hardness
The oldest known mineral Gold
The way light interacts with the crystal Luster
__ is the color of a mineral when it is crushed to a powder Streak
__ and lava is formed to make, igneous rocks Magma
a substance that grows off the minerals and depending on how much time it has to form its how big it turns out to be Crystal
Elements that occur in nature Native Elements
Minerals containing the ion: CO3 Carbonates
A group of minerals that mainly contains salts Halides
How a mineral breaks into flat surfaces Cleavage
Mainly metal ores Sulfide
Contains crystals and when mixed with another material it makes a igneous mineral Lava
the largest and most important class and makes up 90 percent of the Earth's crust Silicate
Lacks silicon Non Silicate
The mass of a mineral Density
Forms from the combination of a metal with oxygen Oxide
A group or compound that has a low hardness scale Sulfate

Rocks and minerals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Rocks are exposed to extreme temperature and pressure Metamorphic
When magma or lava cools and crystallizes Igneous
Rocks are broken down into smaller pieces or dissolved in water as rocks erode Sedimentary
Measure of the resistance of a mineral to scratching Hardness
Any natural occurring , generally composed of minerals Rock
Color of a mineral when it is crushed to a powder Streak
How a mineral breaks into flat surfaces Cleavage
The way light interacts with a rock, or mineral Luster
the quality of an object or substance with the way light reflects the object color
how the object feels texture
the amount of heat pressed on an object temperature
hot liquid material below or within the earths wich lava is made magma
freely moving atoms arranged in patterns cool down cooling
sand or quartz grains cemented together sandstone
rocks cool _ _ _ _ beneath the earths surface slow
hard white mineral quartz
series of events where rocks can form from another type to another over time rock cycle
the process where rocks are worn down by wind or water creating sediment weathering
hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano lava
the upper layer where plants grow soil