- LAB ACTIVITIES
- Mohs' Mineral Line Up PDF
An overview of how minerals are identified and classified by geologists. Every mineral has a unique chemical composition and crystal structure. Therefore, every mineral has its own set of unique properties. This lab features six of the most common tests used to identify minerals: color, streak, luster, hardness, magnetism, and reaction with acids. The kids rotate between stations performing each of these tests on the specimens.