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the way in which a mineral reflects light.

luster

2

the color of the powder of a mineral.

streak

3

the splitting of a mineral along smooth, flat surfaces.

cleavage

4

the manner in which a mineral breaks along either curved or irregular surfaces.

fracture

5

a measure of the ability of a mineral to resist scratching.

hardness

6

the ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume of the substance.

density