Friday, March 25, 2011

GeoJeopardy! Fridays #39

Time for GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because it's SPRING BREAK, wahoo!!

- Minerals -

Talc is at one end of the Mohs scale of hardness & this is at the other

This phosphate popular in the jewelry of the Southwest U.S. derives its name from a Eurasian country


Minerals like pyrite, galena & sphalerite all contain this element, S, so they are grouped together


The white sands of New Mexico's White Sands National Monument are this plaster material

A form of magnetite that has natural magnetic polarity is known as this "stone"


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