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MINERALOGY

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How Atoms are Arranged in Minerals
How Atoms are Arranged in Minerals

Why Some Minerals Cleave
Why Some Minerals Cleave

The Mohs Hardness Scale

Agate
Agate
a type of quartz known as striated chalcedony

Amber
Amber
fossilized pine resin

Corundum
Corundum
a transparent to translucent mineral which is found in white, blue, red, yellow, green, brown, purple, and pink forms

Cullinan Diamond
Cullinan Diamond
the largest clear white diamond ever found

Premier Rose Diamond
Premier Rose Diamond
a triangular-shaped cleavage diamond of the finest color weighing 353.9 carats

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