Chapter 2, Lesson 2Chapter 2, Lesson 2
Pages 86 - 88Pages 86 - 88
Minerals are substances that form rocks.
Mineral CharacteristicsMineral Characteristics
Mineral Characteristics Mineral Characteristics
A mineral is a natural solid that was A mineral is a natural solid that was never living. never living.
They are made of crystals with a structure containing atoms in repeating patterns.
They are made of specific elements in definite proportions.
Never LivingNever Living
Wood can not be a mineral because it was Wood can not be a mineral because it was once living (made by a plant). once living (made by a plant).
Cement cannot be a mineral because it Cement cannot be a mineral because it was made by people. was made by people.
Crystal structureCrystal structure
A repeating pattern of elements A repeating pattern of elements
Jelly Bean? Jelly Bean?
Pine Cone?Pine Cone?
Define Vocabulary in NotebookFound on page 86: minerals density rock magma lava sediment rock cycle