M07-How to Use Fracture and Cleavage for Mineral Identification

Check out for an online practical mineral study guide for students and teachers. Learn about mineral fracture and cleavage as a property to help you identify a common mineral.

Educational video for teachers and students in an earth science or geology course. Instructions for identifying common minerals by observed properties and a few simple tests. Demonstrations illustrated for lecture or laboratory.

Another GeoShort by Scott Brande. For more GeoShorts, visit www.ezsnips.squarespace.com and Brande’s video blog at: plus.google.com/+ScottBrande

Video by Scott Brande. All rights reserved.

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