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Test your Rock I.Q.
What is the name for a purple quartz crystal?
What is the name of the most common shape for cutting and polishing rocks for jewelry?
Where can you find petrified wood locally?
What is the hardest gemstone?
What is the name of the scale used to measure the hardness of a stone?
What mineral replaces wood to form petrified wood?
What is "leverite"?
Which stone is made up of dark green chalcedony or jasper with flecks of red?
What is the name for volcanic glass (molten silica)?
What mineral is also called "fool's gold"?
What is a flat surface on a cut gemstone called?
What is the name for the art of fitting small bits of different colored stones together to make a picture?
What is the soft mineral that is used often in carvings?
What mineral (usually green) is used to make jewelry and carving in the orient?
What mineral is a banded colored stone found associated with volcanic lavas? Hint: It sometimes has tree or ferm like dendrites in it.
Name one mineral that fluoresces.
What is a mineral, usually blue, that has been widely used in Native American jewelry?
What is the name of a water animal that has no internal skeleton and lived millions of years ago?
What tool did Native Americans form by chipping and sharpening obsidian into a triangle shape?
What soft mineral, made of manganese silicate and frequently with black veins running through it, is rose red or pink and used in cabachon jewelry or carvings?
How can you change the color of a quartz crystal from purple to gold?
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