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Excellent to be used with any Earth technology textual content, this flexible selection of introductory-level laboratory stories examines the elemental rules and ideas of the Earth sciences. generally praised for its concise assurance and dynamic illustrations by way of Dennis Tasa, the textual content includes twenty-three step by step routines that make stronger significant issues in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. The 7th variation bargains over eighty new images, redrawn illustrations, and defense «Caution» packing containers all through.

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Hardness: _________________________________ 11. What term is used to describe the tenacity of muscovite? Tenacity of muscovite: _______________________ 12. 20) to identify a mineral that is nonmetallic, colored, lacks cleavage, and is green in color. 29 Identifying mineral properties through observation. 30 What habit does this sample display? 13. For each mineral listed below, list at least one diagnostic property. ) MINERAL NAME DIAGNOSTIC PROPERTY Halite: Galena: Magnetite: Muscovite: Hematite: Fluorite: Talc: Graphite: Calcite: _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ 14.

However, some characteristics of each rock group are so diagnostic that you can observe them at a distance and classify the rocks as igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic. 20 and indicate whether each is igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic. 2 Outcrop A Outcrop A: ________________________________ Outcrop B: _________________________________ Outcrop C: ________________________________ 2. Match each of the metamorphic rocks listed below with one possible parent rock from the following list: bituminous coal, shale, limestone, slate, granite, sandstone.

Vesicular texture D. 2 Volcanism produces a variety of distinctive rock structures. A. Lava flow that consists of rough jagged blocks sits atop a flow that exhibits a smooth ropy surface. B. A volcanic bomb produced when molten lava was hurled from a volcano. C. Vesicles are somewhat spherical voids left by gas bubbles that form as lava solidifies. D. Columns in a lava flow that formed by contraction and fracture as the lava cooled. of mineral grains provide clues to whether a rock is igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic.

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