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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Minerals
Level: Grade 4
Score: 3
Tags: mineral, pyrite
Author: angelicapizarro
Last Modified: 8 months ago

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Grade 4 Minerals

During the 1800s, miners needed to be able to tell real gold from another mineral, pyrite. To tell them apart, the miners would bite the mineral they found. If they saw a bite mark in the mineral, they knew it was real gold. What property were they testing?
  1. cleavage
  2. luster
  3. hardness
  4. streak color
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