Rock, Mineral or Other
Test Your Knowledge

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Test your knowledge observe the following pictures.   Using the criteria for a rock , mineral or other decide which substances are minerals, which are rocks and which are something other than a rock or mineral.   Remember a mineral must meet all five statements. You may use the one distinctive area of color is one mineral test.   Sherbet looking blend colors count as one mineral.
Most rocks are aggregates - made of two or more minerals

Minerals are naturally occurring inorganic homogeneous solids with definite physical and chemical properties (not artificial, never alive, made of crystals with a single chemical formula)

No crystals, not a solid.   Artificial or organic