Geology Crystallography Lab Report-ACWHCC.

Mineral Report 1-pick a mineral. Prepare a report that includes the following information:
(I will talk about quartz)
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I. Crystallography
a. Crystal system
b. Point group
c. Space group
d. Unit cell dimensions
e. Common crystal forms or habits
f. Diagram or picture of a crystal
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II. Chemistry
a. Formula
b. Range of chemical variation
c. Diagram of atomic structure
d. Character of bonding in the mineral
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III. Use or practical application– be sure that the practical use is for the mineral and not a synthetic equivalent.  How is the mineral extracted for use.
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IV. Geologic Occurrence or Type Location Describe one common geologic occurrence of the mineral or one location where the mineral is abundant. Include a map or geologic diagram, if available.