Minerals/Blues/Quiz

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Lazurite is a deep blue tectosilicate. Credit: Didier Descouens.

Blue minerals is a lecture and an article from the school of geology and the radiation astronomy department of the school of physics and astronomy.

It is about blue, solid, crystalline substances that occur in and compose astronomical objects including the Earth. It focuses on materials containing large amounts of blue reflecting minerals that may occur on the surface of or associated with some astronomical objects.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, Linarite is a dark azure blue mineral.

Yes
No

2

Tanzanite is a variety of zoisite that is purple-blue member of the

group.

3

True or False, Lavendulan is an intense blue arsenate.

TRUE
FALSE

4

Light blue spertiniite comes from the Dzhezkazgan Mine in

.

5

True or False, Hibonite may be blue in meteorite occurrence.

TRUE
FALSE

6

Complete the text:

Glaucophane is a blue

that owes its color to its characteristic

.

7

Yes or No, Sodalite is a blue mineral.

Yes
No

8

Corundum is a mineral that is associated with which of the following blue minerals

predicting the end of the Earth
determine the accuracy of local computers
sapphire
emery
predicting when currently dormant volcanoes will erupt
ruby

9

Yes or No, Halite can never be blue because it is an ionic crystal.

Yes
No

10

A blue terrestrial planet may be composed primarily of blue

11

True or False, Hauynite is a member of the soda group.

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. Blue minerals are a generic for formation conditions.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

{{Radiation astronomy resources}}