Geology Crystallography Lab Report-ACWHCC.

Mineral Report 1-pick a mineral. Prepare a report that includes the following information:
(I will talk about quartz)
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
II. Chemistry
a. Formula
b. Range of chemical variation
c. Diagram of atomic structure
d. Character of bonding in the mineral
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.
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.