Crystal structure and cleavage in minerals?

How do these two things affect the behavior and properties of both minerals and rocks?

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  • Stan
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    Crystal structure controls the way a mineral cleaves or does not cleave. The property of a rock is dependent upon the amount and type of minerals it contains. So, different rocks would have different properties depending upon their compositions.

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